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Theme Analysis Essay: Step by Step Writing Guide for Use With Any Text

This resource is designed to guide students step by step through the process of writing a theme analysis essay and can be used with any text: a novel, short story, play, nonfiction piece, etc. Students will brainstorm themes and practice writing thematic statements before writing their own thesis for their essay. A graphic organizer of the connection between plot and theme will help students identify events connected to their chosen theme and supporting evidence (quotations) from the text.


There was really no reason for me to make this at all - there are scant few poets I actually like or care to read. /// Poetry Analysis Template - Julie Cohen -

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Back to School Mega Monster Fun - Literacy and Math

This back to school resource unit can be utilized over the first few weeks of first grade. (It would also be suitable as an end of year thematic unit for kindergarten.)

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The Literary Analysis Thesis Statement: SIX Mini-lessons for Essay Success

This lesson contains a step-by-step guide for how to write a thesis statement for the literary analysis essay. It is a part of our Mega Lit. Analysis Essay Bundle, sold separately. This mini-lesson pack takes students through the process of learning the parts of a literary analysis thesis statement and how to craft them by creating thematic claims. By following this guide, students will be well on their way to creating effective "road maps" to write the literary analysis essay. $6.00

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Macbeth Scavenger Hunt: Making Real World Thematic Connections

In this Macbeth product from Bespoke ELA, students find examples of REAL WORLD Macbeth figures who have become corrupt due to their ambition. They then write literary analysis paragraphs in which they explain their comparisons using textual evidence. This is a MUST-HAVE activity for any Macbeth unit.

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Macbeth Essay Packet Including Sample Essay, Outline, Brainstorming, & MORE

This packet is designed to support the writing process for a Macbeth literary analysis essay. INCLUDED: Macbeth Topics & Themes List Brainstorm Guide Commentary Brainstorming Outline Form Sample Outline Sample Essay Rubric Task To write an essay analyzing how literary elements and techniques create thematic meaning in a text Objectives • To use the writing process in order to produce a publishable essay draft • To construct a logical argument supported by textual evidence

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Talking About Theme… A Teacher’s Post

Theme lesson for upper and high school grades. Can use for four categories of identity with evidence cards and textual support!

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Plants and Spring Center Fun

Seeds and plants thematic unit. I love how this teacher effortless blends science with literature to create an engaging unit that not only builds vocabulary, but content specific knowledge too. Science experiments, diagrams, foldables, centers, and activities!

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Lord of the Flies Bundle: Blog, Gallery Walk, & Thematic Chart for Analysis

This bundle includes three different engaging resources for teaching Lord of the Flies: A Gallery Walk, Blog activity, and a thematic analysis chart to help students think critically about theme while they read. $