Text Analysis: Questions & Symbols

Grades 9-12 / ELA / Evidence
CCSS: ELA.RL.11-12.1 ELA.RL.11-12.4

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RL

Reading Standards for Literature 6-12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

1

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RL

Reading Standards for Literature 6-12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)

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Lesson Objective
Analyze literature through questions, discussion, and symbols
Length
5 min
Questions to Consider
Think about the steps students go through to generate discussion questions. Why is each step important?
Where do you see students using textual evidence?
How does working with symbols deepen understanding of the text?
Common Core Standards
ELA.RL.11-12.1, ELA.RL.11-12.4

Supporting Materials

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  • Song of Solomon Lesson Plan

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  • Song of Solomon Preparing for Archetypes Worksheet

  • Song of Solomon Characterization Sheet

  • Song of Solomon Symbolism Group Work Worksheet

  • Song of Solomon: The Symbolism in Colors Guide (PDF)

  • Song of Solomon List of Symbols & Meanings

  • Text Analysis: Questions & Symbols Transcript

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Text Analysis: Questions & Symbols

Grades 9-12 / ELA / Evidence

Text Analysis: Questions & Symbols