This blog by Bespoke ELA provides a comprehensive list of the acronyms used in English classes for literary analysis. Strategies include: TPCASTT, DIDLS, SOAPSTone, and many others you may have never heard of! This is a great reference guide for middle school and high school teachers!
Literary Essay Writing for Any Text, Differentiate for Writers of All Levels-PDF
Literary Analysis Made Easy! Teach your students this easy step-by-step process for developing a rich, insightful, and well supported literary analysis. Breaking down this challenging process for students allows for further depth in each key area of a quality response!
This FREEBIE by Bespoke ELA contains a TPCASTT Chart for analyzing poetry. It is an excellent addition to any poetry unit in middle school & high school English Language Arts to analyze tone, literary devices, connotations, shift, and theme. Use this strategy to help your students organize their literary analysis.
The Body Paragraph for Essay Writing-- Structure and Organization
In this mini-lesson, students learn about the parts of the body paragraph for writing an essay. Students read about the purpose of the body paragraph and then ratiocinate three student sample paragraphs. This is an excellent mini-lesson to introduce students to the structure of the paragraph. Excellent tool for writing workshop in middle school and high school. Find this mini-lesson as part of the best-selling bundle by Bespoke ELA for Literary Analysis writing, sold separately. by Bespoke…