Motif: Elements of Literature Mini-Unit


Teach your students all about motif with this engaging elements of literature teaching unit.

This literary elements motif mini-unit includes:

  • 15-slide PowerPoint presentation

– definitions

– annotated motif examples from literature

– student practice examples from literature

  • Student sketch notes for notetaking during instruction
  • Motif scavenger hunt for any text
  • 12 motif tasks cards for any text

This literary elements teaching unit is part of an entire unit that teaches and breaks down literary elements. This entire unit includes instruction and student practice for teaching characterization, conflict, foreshadowing, mood, motif, plot, setting, suspense, theme, and tone.

This literary elements teaching unit works with any piece of fiction. The student materials come as a secured PDF.