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Below is a sample breakdown of the Literary Terms and Analysis chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Literary Movements and Periods||The history of English literature and how it evolved over time|
|Tuesday||Literary Theory: Critics and Movements||Categories of literary theory and their applications, including deconstructionism, formalism and postmodernism|
|Wednesday||Literary Terms: Prose and Poetry||Literary terms used to discuss the structure and themes found in prose and terms used to analyze poetry|
|Thursday||Literary Analysis and Test-Taking Strategies||Comprehension, interpretation and evaluative techniques associated with literary analysis; the use of text, question formats and choices to answer multiple-choice questions about literature|
|Friday||Parts of a Book||Names of the common sections of books and their function|
1. Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Crash Course
When it comes to studying literature, there's about 1500 years of it to take in - and that's just in the English language! Fortunately, you can check out our crash course of key literary movements to see how the art form has developed over time.
2. Introduction to Literary Theory: Major Critics and Movements
When you hear the word 'theory,' your mind probably darts to the sciences - the theory of relativity, the theory of gravity, etc. Did you know that literature, too, is full of theory? Check out this lesson to get a basic primer on just what literary theory is, and how you might apply it.
3. Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose
The study of literature is a broad, diverse field. However, there's some general knowledge you should have before you dive in. Check out these terms to get a handle on the basics of prose study.
4. Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry
Before you start your study of poetry, you'll want to have these technical, literary and genre terms at your disposal. Read on to learn the basics of analyzing poetry!
5. How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide
In this lesson, we will examine the steps involved in the basic analysis of literature. Then, using a well-known fable, we will go through each step of analysis: comprehension, interpreting and drawing conclusions.
6. How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies
In this lesson, we will examine test taking strategies involved in answering multiple-choice questions about literature. Breaking the process down into manageable parts, we will take a look at the literary text, the question itself, and then the given choices.
7. Parts of a Book Lesson Plan
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8. What Are the Parts of a Book?
Books come in many different types, from historical nonfiction to science fiction. But no matter the type, books generally come in similar structures. In this lesson, we'll discuss the main parts of a book, including the front, body, and end.
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