T.W.I.S.T. is the perfect strategy for analyzing literature. Students will remember the acronym T.W.I.S.T. as they analyze any piece of text for tone, word choice, imagery, style, and theme. Common Core-aligned product can be used as a professional development tool for ELA teachers or a mini-lesson for students. Slides include a comprehensive explanation of T.W.I.S.T., how to apply it, examples from literature including "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Lottery," and "The Scarlet Ibis," as well as a universal template that can be applied to any text. Watch your test scores soar as students T.W.I.S.T. to become independent literary analysis scholars in no time!
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Working with reluctant readers? Use enlarged or adapted texts with bolded vocabulary words. Turn the story into a reader’s theater activity for an entertaining and engaging lesson.
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