Digital Literary Analysis with Sticky Notes for Distance Learning


Digitally engage your students in a literary analysis activity! Increase student engagement and understanding in your next literary analysis unit with digital close reading organizers and scaffolded writing responses that work with any piece of fiction. Students will enjoy using digital sticky notes in class as they analyze complex short stories and novels.

This digital sticky note literary analysis unit runs on the Google platform and is a great way to help students learn to thoroughly analyze literature.

This digital lesson includes:

– an editable, 25-slide Google Slides presentation for teaching literary devices and short stories

– 15 interactive literary device organizers

– 12 writing prompts with outlines

– 1 editable grading rubric

– teacher instructions

– a sample week lesson plan

– suggested stories and paired literary devices

– group brainstorming ideas for digital learning

Literary Devices Included:

– figurative language

– setting

– characterization

– conflict

– symbolism

– motif

– theme

– point-of-view

– mood

– tone

This unit includes almost all of the resources you will need for a complete literary analysis unit. You will need to choose and provide the text you read in class to make your own unit come to life. With a little prep work and all of the materials in this unit, you will teach the best short story unit, literary analysis unit, or novel study ever!

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