Prove It! Finding Evidence for Literary Analysis
Students will become literary super sleuths as they learn to find and explain evidence in preparation for writing a literary analysis.
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Literature can be tricky. Often we understand what the story is trying to tell us, but we struggle to explain how we know. In class, we'll practice not only understanding the deeper meanings of literature, but also how to pick out the evidence to prove a particular claim. We will also look at how the same story can provide evidence to prove multiple claims. Before class, students will need to read the short story, "To Build a Fire," by Jack London. In class, we'll discuss the story and look...
I have a bachelor's degree in writing and journalism. I worked as a journalist for over five years and won several awards during my career. A large portion of my college years was spent studying creative and essay writing. I have self-published a few fiction books and I am currently working on another. I have taught in homeschool co-ops and taught my own children to read and write. Before changing my degree to writing, my study focus was on education. Several of the classes I took in college were on how to teach writing effectively.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Erica SirrattWriting and Reading Can Be Fun
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233 completed classes
I have a lot of passions in life, but two of my biggest passions are reading and writing. One of my main goals is to create a love of literature. If a student can read well, the possibilities of what they can learn are endless. I believe that...