Response to Literature Collaborative Analysis Bundle! This resource works with any text!
Collaborate digitally and study fiction! Engage students in authentic literary analysis with these digital collaborative analysis activities that focus on analyzing a variety of literary elements. This teaching resource includes two Google-docs that are ideal for any fiction text.
Analyzing Literature Doc 1 – Collaborative Analysis
Step 1: Digital collaboration. In the first document, students collaborate and answer a series of text-based questions about the literary element of focus. Students will work together to answer one guiding question together, and then each student will contribute to the collaborative discussion by answering a question individually.
This analyzing literature activity includes standards-based questions in the first document. Each question requires students to find and cite evidence to support their answers. As students collaborate together in this shared document, they will help each other analyze and better understand the story.
Analyzing Literature Doc 2 – Individual Writing Assignment
Step 2: Individual writing. In the second document, students will demonstrate their understanding of the literary element of focus by responding to the writing prompt and writing a one-paragraph literary analysis response.
The writing prompt, which focuses on analyzing a literary element of the story includes sentence frames to help teach academic writing to students.
This is a SMARTePlans digital activity that is ideal for the 1:1 secondary ELA classroom, remote and distance teaching, and hybrid teaching.
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