Great for students to:
- track dynamic character growth
- analyze theme development
- gather text evidence while reading
- apply text evidence to a well-developed paragraph
- utilize tools to smoothly incorporate quotes
Great for teachers:
- printer ready!
- use for ANY short story
- hold students accountable to reading the assigned chapters by printing page 1 for the assigned reading (by gathering text evidence quotes, students will not be able to just look at Spark Notes)
- gives students repeated practice citing evidence
This resource is perfect for repeated skill-building practice so students can master text evidence, quoting source, citing sources, and building solid paragraphs.
Addresses Standards grades 7-12. Examples shown below:
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.