Answering Text Dependent Analysis questions will be something that proves challenging for your students this year. This file contains a handout the goes over the steps to write a TDA response using the acronym R.E.A.D.E.R. It also contains three different graphic organizers that could be used with any TDA question. The different graphic organizers were developed in a way that there is a gradual release of support. The last graphic organizer is one that students would be able to easily recreate on a scrap piece of paper on a standardized assessment.
For some practice on close reading & actual text dependent analysis questions using poetry see the following product.