3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:04: Literary Analysis- Fiction
  • Subject(s):Other
  • Days:25
  • Grade(s):7
Key Learning: Author's use a variety of literary forms.
Unit Essential Question(s):
 
 
1. How can knowledge of plot structure help me comprehend literature? 2. How can knowledge of author's craft help me comprehend literature?
   
Concept: Character Development 1. Locate and analyze the elements of characterization, setting, and plot, including rising action, conflict, resolution, theme, and other literary elements as appropriate in a variety of fiction. (E231) (E132).
Concept: Setting 1. Locate and analyze elements of characterization, setting, and plot, including rising action, confict, resolution, theme, and other literary elements as appropriate in a variety of fiction. (E132).
Concept: Conflict/Resolution 1. Locate and analyze the elements of characterization, setting, and plot, including rising/falling action, conflict, resolution, theme and other literary elements as appropriate in a variety of fiction (E132) (E231).
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How do authors develop characters within a story?

(A)

How do characters' motives affect the outcome of a story?

(A)

How do I determine a character's point of view?

(A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How can I identify the setting of a story? (A)
Why is the setting of a story important to the plot? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

1. What is the conflict and how is it resolved? (A)
How does the conflict affect the character(s) and the resolution of the story? (ET)
Concept: Cause/Effect 1. Knows how cause-and-effect relationships affect the development of a plot (E231). 2. locate and analyze elements of charactrerization, setting, and plot, including rising action, conflict, resolution, theme, and OTHER LITERARY ELEMENTS AS APPROPRIATE in a variety of fiction (E231).
Concept: Point of View/ Tone 1. locate and analyze elements of charactrerization, setting, and plot, including rising action, conflict, resolution, theme, and OTHER LITERARY ELEMENTS AS APPROPRIATE in a variety of fiction (E231).
Concept: Figurative Language 1. Locate and analyze various literary devices (e.g., sound, meter, figurative and descriptive language),graphics, and structure contribute to the mood and meaning in poetry (E133) (E134). 2. Locates and analyzes the author's use of descriptive and figurative language in a variety of literary text (E133). 3. Explains the author's use of idiomatic and figurative language in a variety of text (E133).
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What are the cause/effect relationships within a story's plot? (A)
How do cause/effect relationships affect the plot development? (ET)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

From what point of view is the story being told?

(A)

Why is the setting of a story important to the plot?

(ET)

How does the point of view and tone affect the conflict or story line?

(ET)

What is the character's point of view in this story?

(A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What are the cause/effect relationships within a story's plot? (A)
How can understanding figurative language help me comprehend what I am reading? (A)
How does figurative and sensory language help to convey mood or meaning in poetry? (ET)
Additional Information:

Continue to teach, review, and practice with all fictional text. Literature Circles, Reader's Handbook, Elements of Literature, Prentice Hall(Timless Voices, Timeless Themes), novels, poetry, Write Source, CRISS, plot diagram, plot mountain, character web/map, Thinking Maps

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Vocabulary Report

  • major/minor characters (fully developed character/subordinate character) -
  • setting: (when-time period-past -
  • types of conflict: (character vs. self -
  • cause/effect -
  • point of view/viewpoint -
  • hyperbole -
  • present -
  • tone -
  • character vs. society -
  • protagonist/antagonist -
  • irony -
  • future) (where-location) -
  • symbolism -
  • static/dynamic characters -
  • character vs. fate -
  • perspective -
  • time lapse -
  • first person point of view -
  • character vs. nature -
  • personality -
  • metaphor -
  • character vs. technology) plot (exposition -
  • third person point of view -
  • idiom -
  • culture -
  • physical description -
  • diversity -
  • rising action -
  • omniscient narrator point of view -
  • similie -
  • character trait -
  • sensory language -
  • theme -
  • climax -
  • parallel episodes -
  • dialogue -
  • recurring theme -
  • figurative language -
  • types of conflict (character vs. self -
  • falling action -
  • narration -
  • character vs. society -
  • resolution -
  • literal language -
  • figure of speech -
  • character vs. nature -
  • stereotype -
  • sequence of events foreshadowing -
  • flashback -
  • personification -
  • character vs. fate -
  • visualization -
  • character vs. technology) -
  • tension (in a story) -
  • motive -
  • theme -
  • imagery -
  • rhythm/rhyme -
  • recurring theme -
  • subplot -
  • stress -
  • parallel episodes -
  • tempo -
  • word play -
  • shades of meaning -
  • dialect -
  • stanza -
  • verse -
  • line -