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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Word Maps: Developing Critical and Analytical Thinking About Literary Characters
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 45-minute sessions|
Villanova d'Asti, Asti
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Savagery, treachery, lost innocence… Lord of the Flies is rife with character development. Use this lesson to help students chart the character changes of Ralph and Jack, both in groups and individually.
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 5
Students read and then rewrite a de Maupassant short story, updating its vocabulary and setting to that of the 21st century.
Grades 3 – 8 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
This concept map can be used in a variety of ways to show relationships between words and phrases. Students can add arrows as needed and group certain ideas together.