SHORT STORIES & NONFICTION
Lesson in Annotation. Rich details and imagery reveal character’s feeling and overall interpretation of the piece.
Analyzing for character and setting, talking about themes.
A different way of looking at plot and conflict.
Very short, great for beginning and intermediate learners. Vocabulary in context, connecting details to character analysis, sentence structure, repetition
A very short passage, introduction to close reading for any level
Intro reading strategy you can use with any piece. A very short story where every word is simple but valuable. Figurative language and characterization through small details.