This Course, How to Effectively Teach Text Dependent Analysis, will provide you with EVERYTHING you need to successfully teach your students to write text dependent analysis essays. Say goodbye to spending hours scouring the internet looking for lessons and best-practices to help.
There are videos, documents, and printables to help you teach the following to your students:
•How to teach what analysis is and what it isn't
•How to teach how to analyze and not summarize using pictures, familiar stories, and fun Pixar shorts
• How to unpack and understand a prompt using a three-letter memorable strategy
•How to annotate the reading passage with the prompt in mind
•How to brainstorm after reading using the same three- letter memorable strategy that will ensure analysis and not summary
•How to use a four-square prewriting organizer so that analysis, evidence, and explanation are all included and organized
•How to write effective introductions with a hook, bridge, and correctly-written thesis statement
•How to write effective body paragraphs, including a memorable acronym to help
•How to find text evidence, using a fun activity with mysteries
•How to write effective conclusions
We include videos that explain and show you what to do each step of the way! Plus, there are tons of handouts that you will be able to use immediately in your classroom and for years to come.
"The Emperor's New Clothes" is the anchor text that is used throughout the course. A printable version of the story is included along with an example of the prompt deconstruction, a sample brainstorming list, a completed four-square graphic organizer for the essay, and two sample essays.
In addition, engaging and effective activities are provided throughout the course, complete with full directions and answer keys.
If you want ALL of the work done for you when it comes to teaching TDA writing, this course is for you. You will walk away from this course confident in teaching strategies that your students will be able to use for a lifetime! Purchase it today, or better yet, have your school purchase it for you!