Literary Analysis for Tweens: Weekly Reading and Writing (10-13)
Each week, students will be assigned a poem, nonfiction article, or a short story to read before class. We will then spend class discussing the text and performing literary analysis paragraph writing (embedding quotes, citing evidence, etc)
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This class is designed to promote critical reading, thinking, and writing for middle-grade students (5th-8th grades). Each week, students will either read a nonfiction article, a poem, or a short story BEFORE coming to class. The texts will all be provided by the teacher via pdfs. During class, the students will engage in discussions and literary analysis writings. In this class, students will discuss and learn about all the elements that contribute to a good analysis of the text (irony,...
Students will be able to read, write, and think more critically.
I am a certified English/Reading teacher with a master's degree and have both online and classroom experience.
Students should have the assigned text read before coming to class
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
These texts are approved for the middle-grade level and are designed to challenge students. Please refer to common sense media to make sure that they are appropriate for your learner. Lamb to the Slaughter does involve a murder (not described). None of the texts involve vulgarity or profanity. Some of the texts do involve sad situations Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools. All pdfs will be provided to the students.
B.S.Ed, TESOL, MAET Inclusive & Interactive Educator
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214 total reviews
289 completed classes
Thank you for visiting my Outschool profile! As my full-time career, I teach at a public school. In my classes, I work with all levels of students (IEP students, general education, and gifted students). My goal as a teacher is to foster critical...