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By The Lit Lounge
This assignment has it all: informational text, literacy practice and differentiation by product. This highly effective graphic organizer asks students to summarize, predict, formulate and connect specific details to strengthen literacy skills. It
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$2.25
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This worksheet/graphic organizer asks students to closely read Thomas Paine's Revolutionary work looking for persuasive rhetorical devices and showing understanding. This version has prompts and examples that offers scaffolding for students in
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.75
7 ratings
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By The Lit Lounge
This handout allows student to annotate the text according to prompts and identify details that lead to understanding and analysis.The document is uploaded as a Word document so you may alter to fit your curriculum and instruction.
Subjects:
Literature, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.95
13 ratings
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By The Lit Lounge
This pre-reading activity sparks students' interest and prepares them for Poe's journey into grief and creepiness. Creating anticipation for a text is as important as the text itself, and this anticipation guide differentiates instruction as it
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Interactive Notebooks
$0.95
5 ratings
4.0
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By The Lit Lounge
William Wordsworth's famous poem "Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey" is rich with nostalgia, nature and nuanced ideas. Students can hone their analytical skills with this gorgeous Romantic period English poem that expresses the poet's
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Worksheets, Activities
$3.25
8 ratings
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This annotation exercise allows students to "chunk" the text of a complex American Literature poem. Students focus on close reading of the poem according to punctuation, not line endings. The annotation exercise covers allusion, inversion,
Subjects:
U.S. History, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.95
7 ratings
3.9
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By The Lit Lounge
This graphic organizer asks students to research for answers to prompts about The Red Scare and McCarthyism. This introduction lays the foundation for Arthur Miller's The Crucible. It is presented as a Word document so you may alter to fit your
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Internet Activities, Graphic Organizers
$2.95
4 ratings
4.0
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Learning to quickly and effectively break down an AP Literature essay prompt is essential to testing success. I cut into strips all of the old released poetry prompts from past AP Lit tests (included). Each day, students take one and glue it and
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
$1.85
5 ratings
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By The Lit Lounge
This assignment asks students to closely read Thomas Paine's Revolutionary writing to look for persuasive rhetorical devices in order to demonstrate understanding. This worksheet is a modified product for differentiation, but it is more
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
$2.75
2 ratings
4.0
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By The Lit Lounge
This ever-evolving detailed and comprehensive rubric allows students to see details and specifics of their performance. Instead of spending time writing notes, simply highlight and write the score. Saves an incredible amount of time for the
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Rubrics
$3.25
5 ratings
4.0
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This document contains guided reading questions for chapters 1-13, and asks students to submit the included character chart (also found separately in this store) for the final chapter of the book. It is uploaded as a Word document so you may
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
$3.95
3 ratings
4.0
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"Twa Corbies" "Lord Randal" "Get Up and Bar the Door" This PowerPoint slide show offers a breakdown of three Medieval ballads along with themes and characteristics that are common during this time period in British Literature. You could project
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$3.95
5 ratings
4.0
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By The Lit Lounge
If a student does not master the standards of a summative assessment, you'd like to have formative assessments to show parents when a student is not reading and keeping up with assignments. These guided reading questions or reading checks are the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.75
2 ratings
4.0
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By The Lit Lounge
TED Talks expose students to topics that expand their world knowledge. TED Talks are incredibly powerful short lectures delivered by people from all disciplines, walks of life, cultures and communities. In an effort to address CCSS on Speaking
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Cultural Activities, Video Files
CCSS:
SL.11-12.1d, SL.11-12.3
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By The Lit Lounge
Author: Jeannette Walls This chart allows students to identify various motifs and use textual evidence to support that identification. This graphic organizer covers the entire memoir and provides an incredible platform for close reading.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$1.95
1 rating
4.0
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By The Lit Lounge
This graphic organizer allows students to work independently or within a collaborative situation to break down the meaning of Longfellow's poem, "A Psalm of Life." To differentiate, you may add more prompts like the example provided.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$1.95
2 ratings
4.0
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By The Lit Lounge
This package contains everything you need to conduct an extensive Literature Circle Unit. The first page is a description of each role and the rest contains 12 different assignments that students may choose from, creating instant differentiation
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$12.00
4 ratings
4.0
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Emma Lazarus's poem "The New Colossus" is perfect to start the American Dream unit with the promise of the dream. Here is a graphic organizer that helps students focus on individual aspects and literary devices with the poem. It also contains a
Subjects:
Literature, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.6
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By The Lit Lounge
Native American Origin Myths have consistent elements woven within each tale. This graphic organizer allows students to organize those elements in a visual form. You may use this graphic organizer with any two origin myths such as "The Earth on
Subjects:
Literature, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RI.11-12.1
$2.75
2 ratings
3.9
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By The Lit Lounge
Use this worksheet to help students focus on tone and imagery to understand the poem's relationship to the Romantic period in American literature. May be used in conjunction with the other two "A Psalm of Life" activities for sale here, or it may
Subjects:
Literature, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets
$1.95
3 ratings
4.0
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