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FREE Elements of literature reference with definitions. Compact and to the point.Thanks again for stopping by, and if you do decide to purchase, ...

Over 300 worksheets and 192 task cards from 7 key Common Core reading units that are just right for 3rd - 5th graders. Topics include Themes, Inferences, Characters, Settings and Events, Figurative Language, Point of View, Elements of Poetry, Drama, and Prose and Compare and Contrast…all based upon literature that your students will enjoy reading. (TpT Resource)

Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ~ Teaching Literary Elements with Common Core Alignment for Grades 4-8. Some Topics: plot, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, internal conflict, external conflict, characterization, point of view, theme, tone and mood, simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, allusion, onomatopoeia, and MORE! See TpT listing for table of contents, CCSS alignment, and samples!

FREE 6 Poster Set for teaching the subgenres of Folktales: Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend. Visit my blog for more reading and literature freebies!

Stopping By Woods, Robert Frost...This is a 17 page packet that includes student worksheets with interpretation questions and possible responses, response to text (self), response to text(literature) identifying poetic elements, literary devices, drawing on prior knowledge, and assessment. Websites show videos of Frost reading his poetry and of other sites that highlight his work. Also, identify whether statements about the poem are inferred, directly supported or not supported. priced item

Kick off ANY short story, fiction or literature unit with this 26-slide PowerPoint and 21-page activity bundle intended for secondary ELA. Great for introduction, reinforcement, and/or review, this package guides students through the key elements of literature and includes plenty of engaging, rigorous activities for practice and review—all CCSS aligned. It even includes fun self-assessment activities and a Kahoot game your students will LOVE!

There are literature response projects, and then there are literature response projects like this! Included in this kit is everything you need to get your students excited and engaged with their reading responses (both in a mobile AND/OR Interactive journal)! With informative components that are both 3D and 2D (flat), your are sure to have a show stopping and informational display that will make you the envy of the school! ($)

No more boring book reports! Try this creative book project instead! You can use it with any picture book or chapter book. Makes a great culminating activity and works well with reading workshop, literature groups or independent reading programs. Includes grading rubric and note taking sheet. FREE!

Classroom Book Clubs: Literature Circles Made Easy by Laura Candler - Step-by-step directions for getting Literature Circles up and running in your classroom. Includes 6 slidecast videos, a printables Mini Pack, note-taking pages, and a set of study guides. Great for PLC's and professional development! $

Teach your students how to “read” a movie in just the same way that we closely read literature with this five-day lesson. Click HERE for print-and-teach materials.