Writing Literary Analysis Step-by-Step Directions & Outline Activity
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What's the method to craft a literary analysis? More importantly, how can you impart the art of writing literary analysis to your students? This manual unravels the process of creating a literary analysis essay through clear, incremental instructions and a plain drafting exercise, addressing key areas such as thesis statements for literary analysis, assertions and justifications, opening sections, structuring of body paragraphs, incorporation of quotes, analysis suggestions, and conclusion writing. Teaching the craft of literary analysis writing can be a daunting task; allow this tool to make it easier for you!
This is an excellent reference and essay-writing reference material that your students will appreciate whenever tasked with writing a formal literary analysis essay for your class. The guidelines break down each step of the writing process, from thesis development to introductions and body paragraphs before cleverly supplying tricks and options that will unlock the mysteries of writing a strong conclusion.
Included in your download is:
- 4 pages of step-by-step literary analysis writing guidelines (Page 1: Thesis Statements; Page 2: Introductions; Page 3: Body Paragraphs; Page 4: Conclusions). Each page is designed to be aesthetically pleasing and easy to follow. Many instructors laminate these pages to provide students with a reference material they can keep and use for years
- A two-page summary handout for student reference that addresses everything in the writing guidelines in a clear and concise, text-only format
- An essay outline activity that combines our step-by-step guidelines with essay drafting practice. This is a perfect resource that can assist students with nearly any literary analysis writing assignment they might encounter from middle school through higher education.
Although this resource can be fitted for any secondary Language Arts classroom, it has been carefully designed to work best in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. These step-by-step guidelines are specifically tied to Common Core ELA Standards for Writing (1, 2, 4, and 9) and Reading Information (4). This resource is provided as a print-ready, bookmarked, and adjustable PDF file.
This resource contains 9 pages.