This freebie from Bespoke ELA contains a list of acronyms for literary analysis in secondary English Language Arts. Excellent for writing and reading workshop in middle school and high school English to aid students during close reading and analysis for literary and rhetorical devices. ACRONYMS for Literary Analysis-- FREEBIE The Bespoke ELA Classroom
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!
Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.
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 teachers!
Figurative language practice: bell ringers & task cards
Engage your students as soon as they walk in the room with these figurative language weekly bell ringers that will last you the entire school year! The bell-ringers allow students to determine what figurative language is used in examples (2 per slide). The resource also includes a student booklet and task-card format, so they can easily be used in a reading station.
Use this anchor chart as a poster or handout for students to refer to as they write their analysis paragraphs. It reminds them that an analysis is an inference, gives them a step by step way to write as well as sentence frames to guide them.