These graphic organizers will help students dive into the CCS for fiction by helping them tackle an analysis of theme, conflict,character, setting, mood, and . The graphic organizers prompt students to look back into the text for direct quotes and to explain how the quotes tie into the topic of the organizer.
The organizers are best used as part of a daily independent reading routine, and there are tips on how to organize and grade daily reading. However, they can be used as part of a whole class novel study or literature circles as well.
The organizers are also most helpful when used as part of a writing curriculum, and there are rubrics and norms for how to transfer the ideas in the organizers to well-organized paragraphs.