This is a great way to introduce students into the literary world of the short story. Covering a myriad of important concepts such as "conflict" and "characterization," students will learn the critical components needed for literary analysis and
This is a great overall approach to teaching the elements of fiction applied to the short story and novels. This is a handout for students to complete slide by slide that helps students keep the concepts in note form for the slide show.
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This is a handout of instructions for a reading response essay on James Thurber's, "The greatest Man in the World." Includes a series of questions touching on the societal issues reflected in the text. This handout also provides and overview of
This project is a great way to for students to show their understanding of important themes in Edmond Rostand's marvelous play. The instructions are easy to follow with a checklist of items that need to be completed for the project. I have students
This Power Point will lead your students though the concepts associated with making inferences and identifying textual evidence that supports them. The last few slides include textual scenarios for practice work that may be done alone or in groups.
This template can be used to assess R.2 reading proficiency or as a resource for practice. I have made some changes on it to make it more accessible to students and easier to understand. I have used it with all levels of high school students and
This two-page worksheet can be applied to any study of fictional text. This is a great way to solidify students' understanding of literary terminology as they apply it to stories and novels. Elements included in the handout are as
This worksheet will help the student track information on a character in a work of fiction. It covers the whole gamut of characterization, from physical appearance to primary motivations.
This has been a great help to my high school students, but
"Students will present a speech with a poster board or google slides for a visual that demonstrates a clear understanding of themes, characters, symbols, conflicts (internal and external), Twain’s use of satire and other issues associated with the
This assignment is a great way to introduce the setting for the book Tisha. You can vary the number of students per group according to your needs. Internet research and google slides are used for putting together a slide show on various topics
Great format for a stand-alone response assignment to a book students have read. The essay can be generated from fiction or non-fiction works. This handout gives the student specific instructions for writing the essay broken down by paragraph.