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Response to Literature Essay Unit - **UPDATED**

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7th - 12th, Homeschool
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Thorough and challenging, this essay unit provides everything you need to teach the Literary Analysis Essay. Filled with great ideas and strong examples, this unit will be a lifesaver, providing your students with all they need and saving you e time and frustration.

Response to Literature Essay Unit - Table of Contents

This is the order that I teach the Response to Literature Essay. I provide Writing Vocabulary and teach the Detailed Paragraph Structure. I have students write the body paragraphs first, and then go back later to write the intro and conclusion. Along with essay assignments and mini-lessons, which also serve as handouts, I provide several PowerPoint presentations, an essay rubric, a checklist of what to turn in with the final draft, and a reflection sheet. All in all, there are 20 documents that are ready to use, or can be easily adapted for your classroom.

This is a great resource that I use every year, and it helps to produce some excellent quality student essays.

1. Response to Literature Essay Assignment
2. Writing Vocabulary with Examples PPT Presentation
3. Planning Chart for Response to Literature
4. Mini-Lesson: Detailed Paragraph Structure and Organization
5. Detailed Paragraph Samples - CARS and Beauty and the Beast
6. Detailed Body Paragraph Frame
7. Mini-Lesson: Providing Commentary
8. Mini-Lesson: Common Commentary Mistakes
9. Mini-Lesson: Using Text Evidence
10. Using Text Evidence PPT Presentation
11. Response to Literature Essay Outline
12. Mini-Lesson: Introductions and Conclusions
13. Mini-Lesson: Introductory Paragraphs
14. Mini-Lesson: Detailed Paragraph Help
15. Peer Editing - Paragraph Revision
16. Revise Your Essay - PPT Presentation
17. Final Draft Essay Checklist
18. Response to Literature Rubric
19. Choose Not to Submit Form
20. Response to Literature Essay Reflection

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I hope that this unit works well for you! Please look for my other materials, including:

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