Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Ready, Set, Analyze! - Section 2: Instruction

 

This was exactly what the students needed! This power point and activity really solidified the concept for a lot of students.  I was able to see a lot of student finally understand the skill. 

The power point breaks indirect character traits down into a character actions, words, thoughts, relationships, etc.  By doing this, the students were able to analyze the text and understand what trait the author's were trying to get us to understand. 

Using the white boards is always an activity the students enjoy.  By increasing their engagement and enthusiasm, I was able to keep them attending.  It was also a fun little "game" for them to compete with their peers. 

 

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  Staircase of Complexity: Instruction Reflection
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Ready, Set, Analyze!

Unit 1: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Lesson 6 of 11

Objective: Students will be able to analyze a text for indirect character traits.

Big Idea: Students compete to demonstrate their skills on analyzing text for characterization!

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