Literary Analysis Essay Workshop

Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
Literary Analysis Essay Workshop
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The ability to write an effective literary analysis essay may be the most critical skill college-bond English students can acquire, and this product guides you and your students through the entire process. Our workshop is designed to work as a companion for any piece of literature and any literary analysis question you wish to assign.

Included in your purchase:

  • An introductory PowerPoint presentation (with note taking activity and answer key) and that explains the parts of a literary analysis essay, provides writing tips, and includes examples
  • The Basics of MLA Style PowerPoint presentation to assist with essay formatting teaching
  • A Literary Analysis Essay Ordering Game, designed to get students moving in your classroom while thinking critically about the elements of essay construction
  • An editable Essay Assignment file that allows the instructor to generate endless assignment questions for any literary work you wish to assign. The assignment file includes general literary analysis writing tips and a peer edit checklist - See PREVIEW
  • Two Common Core-aligned rubrics (Short Form rubric aligned to standards CCRA.W.2, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2; Long Form aligned to standards CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, and CCRA.L.3) - See PREVIEW
  • TASK 1: A “Crafting a Literary Analysis Thesis Statement” activity that includes a definition of a thesis, a Frequently Asked Questions section, and our foolproof 4-STEP process for developing a thesis statement (with examples) - See PREVIEW
  • TASK 2: A “Literary Analysis Essay Outline Planner,” which guides students from introduction to conclusion through the literary analysis drafting process - See PREVIEW
  • TASK 3: A guided peer-edit partner activity - See PREVIEW


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The Language of Educational Art’s "Literary Analysis Essay Workshop" is provided in PowerPoint Show and print-ready, bookmarked, and adjustable PDF files. Additionally, the Essay Assignment is provided as an editable PowerPoint template file to allow teachers to incorporate any essay question or literary work into this workshop. Please contact us if different file types or page edits are desired.


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Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Total Pages
34 pages; 26 slides; 1 editable file
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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