Step-by-Step Literary Analysis | Digital Learning Approved

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In this MINIMAL Prep lesson:

- Students will be asked to analyze a famous advertisement poster (Uncle Sam).

- It will be a step-by-step guided lesson through parts of an analysis

- Students will then be assigned a portion of a text of your choosing (I used this with a part of Chapter 6 Lord of the Flies)

- Again, students will be walked through analysis step-by-step (choosing elements, analyzing how those elements affect readers, and connecting those elements as proof of their arguments)

- Students are then asked to draft an essay using all of the information they just did (which is simply taking what they wrote and turning it into essay format)

- Students will then work in pairs in a workshop model to check each other's work for completeness and to determine how well the evidence fits the argument.

*An example is provided to students on some of the slides to help them brainstorm and understand what is being asked.

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Lesson- A step-by-step analysis of a famous poster and a close read literary analysis of a story of your choice.

Student Instructions (as mentioned, it's a step-by-step guide)

Simply post (and assign the close read section) and students will take it from there

MINIMAL PREP- Simply pick a close read passage

*An example is provided to students on some of the slides to help them brainstorm and understand what is being asked.

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