Symbolism in "The Scarlet Ibis" — Lessons, Materials, and Guided Writing Task

Symbolism in "The Scarlet Ibis" — Lessons, Materials, and Guided Writing Task
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Teach students about symbolism, and assess the depth of their understanding with this highly guided writing task that uses James Hurst's "The Scarlet Ibis." This 30-plus page product (MS Word, PDF, and PPT) includes a variety of necessary lesson materials and teacher materials, including:

1. A bare bones research "project" on scarlet ibises;

2. An active reading task centered on setting (important later);

3. A 12-slide PowerPoint lesson on and activity for symbolism;

4. A guided close-reading activity to help students begin making connections between Doodle and the scarlet ibis (teacher materials included);

5. A graphic organizer for that thinking (teacher materials included);

6. Several lesson materials and necessary vocabulary for teaching students how to present text evidence in writing;

7. The writing task (essay) and rubric;

8. A cheat sheet for selecting the best text evidence (for
differentiation);

9. Lesson materials and two examples for teaching students how to funnel an introductory paragraph;

10. A graphic organizer for mapping the text evidence, including its presentation to readers (teacher materials included).
Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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