Introduce your students to literary terms for author's choice. Topics include:
This PowerPoint presentation includes definitions, examples from stories and movies, embedded videos, and visuals to target a variety of learning styles.
State standards being addressed include:
22.214.171.124 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of a text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by details; provide an objective summary of the text
126.96.36.199 Analyze how an authors choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it, and manipulate time create such effects such as mystery, tension, or surprise.
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Titles include: "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl, "The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant" by W.D. Wetherell, "The Utterly Perfect Murder" by Ray Bradbury, and more!