This ELA test prep and text dependent analysis growing bundle contains so much! There are currently four practice packets included. One packet contains the short story "Snow-Sister," one packet features the poem "Father William," another packet features a nonfiction passage titled "The Last Battle of Blackbeard," and the fourth includes an informational text titled "Why Cry?".
Each packet provides a passage as a printable and a Google Doc. Multiple choice questions are included as a printable and as a Google Form in each packet. A text dependent analysis prompt for each passage is also included too as a printable, along with brainstorming organizers and a sample essay!
No prep is required! Everything is ready to teach! Plus, you will receive all future packets that are added to this bundle FREE! Each time we add a packet, we will increase the price of this bundle by $2, but if you buy it now, you will receive all of the packets we add at no additional charge. You will simply redownload the bundle from your TpT purchases to receive any new packet that is added!
Check out the detailed list of what all you will get if you purchase this bundle:
Analyzing a text dependent analysis prompt in three steps – This part of each packet is intended for the teacher. It explains how to teach students to successfully figure out what any prompt is asking. This three step process can be used for any text dependent analysis prompt, and we guarantee your students will better understand how to tackle this type of writing!
A text dependent analysis prompt for each passage. The prompt is provided first so that students can analyze it before reading the text. They should follow the three steps to figuring out a prompt.
The story, poem, or passage ~Each passage is provided as a printable and as a Google Doc.
Questions to accompany the passage ~ Some of these questions are comprehension questions, and some are questions that require more thought and analysis. The questions are provided as a printable and as a Google Form. Of course, answer keys are provided.
TDA Begin Brainstorming Sheet – Now that students have read the passage, they will begin their brainstorming process for writing an analytical essay. A completed sample is provided in each packet in the bundle.
Brainstorming Chart – This is one option that students can use to complete their brainstorming before writing an essay on the TDA prompt. A sample completed brainstorming chart for each TDA in the bundle is included. This chart is included as a printable and as a Google Slide. Plus, this chart can be used for any TDA that students complete in future assignments!
Brainstorming Bubble Map- This is another option for students to use as brainstorming. A sample brainstorming map for each TDA in the bundle is included. This bubble map is included as a printable and as a Google Slide. This bubble map can be used for any TDA that students complete in future assignments!
Writing an Introduction – This handout is included for you to use with students who struggle knowing how to start. This is a simple and effective method for middle schoolers to write an introduction. Remember, this bundle is intended for middle school students, not high school or college students. If you do not like this method for writing introductions, you can simply skip this page. :)
Sample Essays~ Each sample essay can be used for you to show students what a good analysis for the TDA looks like. You may choose to read it before students write or after they have turned in their own paper. One is included in each packet!
Remember, buy this bundle and save money! Plus, this is a growing bundle! This means that when we add more packets, you will have them at no extra cost!