The following two page document provides helpful notes for students working to compose well-developed paragraphs. The handout breaks down the structure of a paragraph and explains how to use textual evidence, explain it, and correctly cite it.
The following document can be assigned as a group or individual assignment. The ten questions assess comprehension, interpretation, and analysis of chapters 1-3 of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. I created this to assess student reading, but I
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
Struggling to help my students to remember why we read and analyze text, I was moved to create the following chart. I always begin with advertisement analysis, so the chart has three columns or areas: ad analysis, prose analysis, and poetry