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Speak - Literary Novel Study; Speak Novel Unit (Bundle Plus Extras)

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This literary study guide for Speak is organized by the four parts of the novel: the marking periods. Each marking section includes the following:

* an allusion chart to graph denotative and connotative meanings
* say, mean, matter quote responses, where students write
commentary discussing the meanings of the quotes both to the
context of the book and to more universal ideas beyond the novel
* response questions, which could be written responses or classroom
discussion; answer keys included
* vocabulary lists with directions for flashcards
* vocabulary quizzes, which are cumulative throughout the unit
* close reads for annotation, where students are directed to annotate
for specific elements like diction, figurative language, details,
repetition, allusion, and analogy and then respond to a guiding

Other activities include the following:
* a characterization paragraph assignment with a graphic organizer,
topic sentence frame statements, and a scoring guide
* extended analogy assignment
* motifs graphic organizer to track motifs with a culminating choice of a
written assignment or a poster
* a notice and note poster
* an anticipatory book cover analysis
* a final persuasive censorship essay that includes a graphic organizer
and scoring guide.

Please see the preview for table of contents and multiple pages from the "First Marking Section."

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Separate Speak Materials (from this bundle):

* Speak - Censorship Essay; Secondary Language Arts
* Speak - Characterization Paragraph Assignment
* Speak - Motifs; Analyzing Motifs; Secondary Language Arts
* Speak - Close Reading; Excerpts; Annotation
* Speak - Vocabulary Lists, Definitions, Quizzes, and Answer Keys
* Speak - Quote Response; Say, Mean, Matter
* Speak - Response Questions for Writing or Discussion
* Speak - Analyzing Allusions; Secondary Language Arts
* Book Cover Analysis; Novel Anticipatory Set; Book Jacket Blurb; Secondary

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* Weekly Writing Notebooks/Journals; Secondary; 40 Weeks/350+ Prompts
* Gratitude Essay; Secondary; Five-Paragraph Essay
* The Crucible Themes Essay; Secondary Classroom; Theme Essay
* AP Lang and Comp Syntactical Imitations for Unbroken; Syntax
* Poetry Response Cards

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Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 month
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