This instructional Powerpoint is a step-by-step guide for writing a text-dependent analysis essay. Through this presentation, students will gain a clear understanding of what a TDA essay is in terms of structure and content.
In addition, students will be guided through the process of reading a prompt, annotating a text, and completing the R.A.C.E. graphic organizer.
Students are also provided with carefully scaffolded instruction on how to develop and support their ideas. They will learn how to write an introduction, present and analyze evidence in the body, and demonstrate the ability to synthesize in the conclusion.
Helpful examples, engaging tasks, graphic organizer, checklists, and student-friendly rubric are included to make this a very comprehensive guide for students as they face the rigorous demands of literary analysis in the middle grades..