This is a package of 4 templates that can be used on a close reading of any piece of poetry, short story, non-fiction article, or specific chapter of a larger work. They are useful for:
- Jump starting essay drafting
- Quick discussions of literature
- Separating out analysis tasks for students
- Targeting areas of weakness in analysis
The main goal of the organizers is to get students to draw conclusions about the author's thesis or claim in their work. They can be modified for more specific work depending on your personal classroom goals.