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A reproducable format for evaluating short stories. Asks basic story questions on the first page (plot, characterization, theme, etc.), and then uses the back page for specific literary term identification within the story. Simply delect or have
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Covers plot, setting, symbolism, theme, and historical basis for the short story in a short review of the work.
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This is an introduction into fables, myth, short stories, or fairy tales. It is meant to get students thinking about the fact that though fiction isn't "true", it still has truths about life to impart. Aesop's fables are an easy way teach this
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The beginning of this packet explains what to look for when analyzing an image or a text for its argumental elements (including a list of questions to guide a student when looking at either). I use this by having my students bring in a magazine
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A reproducable format for evaluating short stories. Asks basic story questions on the first page (plot, characterization, theme, etc.), and then uses the back page for specific literary term identification within the story. Simply delect or have
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Thoroughly explains metaphors and offers examples, beneath which is a list of the beginnings of metaphors which students must creatively must complete (14).
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This is a copy of the poem with my annotations to guide teaching. This includes a fully-filled-out TPCASTT form that I designed for my students' learning of poems. All you have to do is buy my blank TPCASTT form, and you are set to teach this poem
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After looking through various types of TPCASTT forms, I combined them and added to them to form this one specifically for poetry. The front side follows the standard TPCASTT: Title, Paraphrase, Connotation, Shift, Title Revisited, and Theme, while
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Similar to my metaphors worksheet, this handout explains what the literary term is, offers examples, and then allows the students 14 tries to create their own.
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I must say that this is a remarkable reading guide. After teaching several years and not feeling content with the guides I had seen, I made my own. The student version is listed first, with the answers listed at the end of the document. This
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This includes a fully-filled-out TPCASTT form that I designed for my students' learning of poems. All you have to do is buy my blank TPCASTT form, and you are set to teach this poem to your students! No need to be afraid of teaching poetry any more!
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The easiest way to teach complicated concepts is to begin simply - even high-school kids love being read to. For this lesson, read "The Rough-Face Girl" by Rafe Martin and David Shannon to your students. As you read or just after, have students
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This is a compilation of writing prompts that I have found in various places: writing prompt books, writing workshops, peers, and personal inspiration. There are over 100 filed in the categories of poetry, reflective journal entries, and creative
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This worksheet asks students to compare this work with the Declaration of Independence in structure, motive, and types of persuasion. Forces students to really dig into the text and dissect it for its parts that contribute to the whole. Very
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At the top is a short lesson on what a simile is, as well as examples. At the bottom, students are given brief prompts and expected to generate their own similes.
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I'm all about macabre ballads! This one is perfect! This is a copy of the poem with my annotations to guide teaching. This includes a fully-filled-out TPCASTT form that I designed for my students' learning of poems. All you have to do is buy my
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Great for an essay dissecting films, such as in comparison/contrast with a literary work or as a media analysis project. Easy to fill out and thorough.
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Because if you are anything like me, you get tired of grading papers! This allows you to more fully check for comprehension and completion when it comes to students' reading. This packet provides a list of questions to ask students in 5
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This includes a full-text version of the story, information on the author, as well as questions in the following categories: for study and discussion (building from easy and plot-related to more rhetorically complex), plot and irony, language and
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In order to elevate vocabulary, students must associate known words with new words. In order to combat text-spelling and wording in formal papers, I did this project in class. Students "bury" a word that they use too much "a lot," etc. and replace
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I have taught inclusion/regular/honors English I, regular/pre-ap English III, and college composition at a university. I have taught at both public and private schools.

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