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44 resources with the keyterm Response to Literature

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Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five

For Students 6th - 9th
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for students to...
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Literature Study Guide: Siddhartha

For Students 6th - 10th
Though this book report form is labeled Siddhartha, the multiple-page format would work for any novel you are reading in class. Complete with a reading schedule, a summary page, a list of generic literature response questions, and a list...
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Literature Study Guide: Alice in Wonderland

For Students 7th - 10th
Designed for homeschoolers (but equally as effective for independent learners), this worksheet focuses on Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Middle and high school readers summarize, define vocabulary, and answer questions about the...
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Exploring Character Traits and Actions

For Teachers 6th
Exploring character traits is a fascinating process. First, read Song of the Trees, by Mildred Taylor, and then utilize technology to determine the character traits of the main characters from the story. The Microsoft Word files needed...
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Develop a Sequence of Events for a Narrative Response

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Narrators are essential to the telling of any story, providing the audience with a point of view through which they experience the characters, setting, and events. Following a reading of the first two chapters of The Story of Dr....
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Response to Literature Writing Template

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get down the basics of an essay in response to reading on a graphic organizer. The sheet includes space for an introduction and conclusion as well as four supporting ideas with textual evidence. 
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Writing Organizers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Eight graphic organizers to choose from? That's right! Each of these organizers relates to writing or reading. From narrowing a writing topic, to responding to literature, to planning a writing project, you'll find many purposes for...
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Bring Characters to Life Using Details Such as Thoughts, Feelings, Actions, and Dialogue

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
The best stories ever written are those with characters that come to life. The fifth lesson of this narrative writing series teaches young writers how thoughts, feelings, actions, and dialogue add depth to characters. Pause the video at...
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Use Transitional Words and Phrases to Craft a Sequence of Events in a Story

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Developing a clear sequence of events is essential for any narrative writer. The fourth lesson in this series helps learners write about the key events of The Story of Dr. Dolittle using transitional words and phrases. Pause the video to...
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Orient the Reader by Establishing a Situation and a Point of View

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Good writers are a lot like fishermen: they know how to hook their readers. The second lesson of this series teaches learners how to grab the attention of their audience while introducing characters and establishing a context. Take time...
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Develop Events in a Narrative Using Description and Dialogue

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dialogue really brings a story to life and can reveal a lot about its characters, plot, and setting. Explore how this literary technique is used to engage an audience as young writers begin drafting their narrative response to The Story...
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Provide a Satisfying Conclusion to a Story

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
All good stories must come to an end. Fourth graders wrap up their narrative responses by writing conclusions that describe how the characters feel at the end of the story. Allow learners to practice this skill by pausing the video and...
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South Africa's Apartheid

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discuss South African apartheid, the anti-apartheid movement, and the literature and music it inspired. Slides contain images and facts about life in South Africa during apartheid, social uprisings such as Soweto, and the various...
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Literature Study Guides: Tale of Two Cities

For Students 8th - 10th
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for...
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Reading Study Guide: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Students 8th - 11th
Meant for use with Maya Angelou's first autobiographical volume I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the materials here are designed for a homeschool setting, but they'd suit any classroom or text. Graphic organizers, chapter summary guides,...
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Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map....
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Ban That Book!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take advantage of Banned Book Week to pique students' interest and get them reading! Create a classroom display of previously banned books and allow each member of your class to choose one to read. After they have read their book, get...
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Literature Study Guide: Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night

For Students 9th - 11th
These teaching tools support a learner-centered literature study at home or in the classroom. Aimed at Shakespeare's comedy The Twelfth Night, but suitable for any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response...
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Literature Study Guide: Dickens' David Copperfield

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for homeschool, the graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map in this packet support a student-centered literature study of...
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Literature Study Guide: Grapes of Wrath

For Students 11th
Here is a student-centered literature study designed for homeschool but useful for the classroom. Aimed at readers of John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, but useful with any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers,...
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Literature Study Guide: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

For Students 9th - 12th
Although they are designed for homeschool, these teaching tools support any student-centered literature study. Aimed at Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response to literature...
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Responding to Literature: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 5th
Fifth grade reader/writers create an alternate ending to an episode in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach in which our protagonist "loses" the chance to magically solve all his problems. Prompts students not only to write creatively...
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Picturing America: Images and Words of Hope from Romare Bearden and Langston Hughes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A carefully crafted three-day lesson integrates poetry and visual art. By analyzing and comparing Langston Hughes' poem "Mother and Son" and Romare Bearden's collage "The Dove," readers explore the theme of hope. The lesson activates...
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The Impact of Characterization

For Teachers 6th
How does an author's choice of characters impact a story? That is the question this language arts lesson tries to answer. After reading two short stories, pupils explore the characters in the stories by rotating through five learning...