FREE Author's Craft Poster~ Metaphor, Simile, Tone, Alliteration, and more are all described on this short-and-sweet "cheat sheet." Use this to help your students make sense of these common writing terms. The better young writers understand these terms, the more likely they'll be to try to incorporate them into their own writing!
Task Cards - Literary Analysis (use with ANY novel or short story)
24 task cards. Use these effective and engaging common core aligned task cards with ANY novel or short story to teach your students how to closely analyze literature. This product includes 24 post reading task cards that require students to analyze character, theme, setting, conflict, plot, author's tone, word choice, and much more. These task cards work perfectly for individual, small group, or whole class assignments, as assessments, or as interactive notebook pages.
In fourth grade students should challenge themselves to further interpret texts to determine tone and mood. By evaluating tone and mood students can further their analysis and comprehension of a text. 4.RS.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.