Are your students ready to analyze literature? The SIFT method is an effective way to dive deeper into texts.
Symbols & Sound Elements
Imagery & Irony
Figurative Language & Form
Tone & Theme
With inspiration from Teaching Channel's video, "Analyze Literature Critically Using the SIFT Method," this package contains the following components in Word and PDF format:
1) 38-slide PowerPoint of the method that includes examples of each element
2) Bookmark reminder of the method
3) Practice activity that guides students through the SIFT method using a ballad about John Henry
4) SIFT Poetry Project
5) Model SIFT analysis essay of Poe's "Annabel Lee"