This bundle consists of 15+ multi-lesson activities to get your students involved in analyzing one of the key literary elements: characterization. It also includes Characterization QUICK PICKS, and all activities can be used with ANY TEXT, NOVEL, or SHORT STORIES. Great for literary analysis and reading workshop in middle school and high school English Language Arts. by Bespoke ELA
This blog by Bespoke ELA provides a comprehensive list of the acronyms used in English classes for literary analysis. Strategies include: TPCASTT, DIDLS, SOAPSTone, and many others you may have never heard of! This is a great reference guide for middle school and high school ELA. By Bespoke ELA
Literary Analysis Made Easy (Digital and Printable!)
Literary Analysis Made Easy! Teach your students this easy step-by-step process for developing a rich, insightful, and well supported literary analysis. Breaking down this challenging process for students allows for further depth in each key area of a quality response!
Writing Commentary for the Literary Analysis Essay
This product contains two methods for crafting commentary that will help them not only write analysis but also take it to a deeper level.This mini-lesson also contains sample paragraphs to show the difference between PLOT SUMMARY vs. COMMENTARY, peer revi
13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.