Literary Elements Activities Bundle for novel, short story, play, Pixar Short

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    Description

    Your students are going to love these literary analysis lessons. Use Pixar Shorts, commercials, or cartoon clips to teach literary elements. Fun way to engage students as they analyze character, plot, setting, theme, and conflict (coming soon). Then, transfer them to more complex texts like short stories and novels.

    Your students will love practicing analysis skills with these easy-to-use digital or print lessons! The perfect way for students to truly understand literary elements!

    What teachers are saying about these resources:

    • "It's so refreshing to have resources like this and not have to 'create' my own! This character analysis activity was very easy to use and is adaptable to ANY novel! Thanks!"
    • "This worked perfectly for my students to practice analyzing characters."
    • "Super fun activity. Really engaging and kept the kids focused. "

    CHARACTER ANALYSIS: Your students will love analyzing characters -- especially from funny and clever Pixar Shorts. This resource includes graphic organizers, character trait list, and prompts to get your students writing literary analysis reflections.

    SETTING ANALYSIS: Includes graphic organizers, notes, and questions to help students identify the setting, find text support and respond to a writing prompt.

    PLOT ANALYSIS: This resources will guide your students through Fretag's plot diagram. You'll have 4 graphic organizers and 4 outlines for students to build a literary analysis essay. Plus sketch notes.

    THEME ANALYSIS: Your students will dig into theme with four graphic organizers, notes, and the steps they need to create a literary analysis response. Build upon a jumbo list of themes -- and use this resource all year long.

    Each resource includes:

    • Print & digital versions
    • student notes
    • self assessment
    • answer key using "Mike's New Car" by Pixar

    Fun to use with commercials and short Pixar films. It's amazing what we can infer about characters that don't even talk! Try it with "Lifted"!

    Reasons to ♥ this resource:

    • ready to use! Print and teach or use digitally.
    • Great for "I do, we do, you do"
    • easy to scaffold -- multiple activities means students get plenty of practice
    • flexible -- use with video, commercial, short film, short story, play, or novel
    • graphic organizers you can use multiple times
    • reference notes
    • practice using text evidence for literary analysis
    • use this resource again and again with any text!

    Be sure to check out the preview!

    You can learn even more about using this resource from my blog post: How to Use Short Films to Teach Characterization

    You'll receive the link to the digital resource in the Teacher Resource.

    Adding conflict soon!

    Check out these other ready-to-teach reading resources:

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    I can't wait to hear from you! Please let me know how you use this resource & earn TPT credits at the same time! And if you have any questions, pop them in the Q&A below, and I'll get right back to you.

    Happiness to you always,

    Marypat

    Total Pages
    100 pages
    Answer Key
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    Teaching Duration
    1 month
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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
    Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
    Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
    Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
    Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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