Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Learning Goals
I am learning to…
Apply reading strategies so we can make meaning from a text;
Read different forms of texts;
Identify the elements of a variety of texts
Use evidence to support my ideas
Explain how specific choices an author makes in terms of conventions and stylistic features affect the reader’s understanding of the content of a text.

I am away today.

You are writing your literary analysis. Remember

  • It is to be no more than 500 words;
  • It needs to include evidence from the text;
  • It needs to analyze the text through the use of one of either the Reader Response perspective OR the Archetypal perspective

Support documents include:

Analyzing a Short Story Using Literary Theory  with models.

Writing about literature handout

Notes and handouts on both perspectives.

Planning includes
-annotating the text to find evidence
-make notes
-write thesis statement
-find evidence to support thesis

Write your paper. Use the Peer Editing Sheet for Literary Analysis for self-editing.

Submit your paper to

Due Wednesday by 11:59 p.m.

PeerMark begins Thursday at 12:00 a.m.

PeerMark ends May 16 at 11:59 p.m.