Google Docs Textual Analysis Chart
This lesson for a Sixth Grade English/Language Arts class supports student engagement and analysis of text. Students have selected key pieces of textual evidence using the Google Sheets Crowdsource lesson. Next, each student has created a "Quote Sticker" in the Google Drawing lesson. Finally, the teacher and or students will select quotes for further collaborative discussions. This activity can be done in multiple ways, whether in small groups or whole class, as are presented below. The following Common Core State Standards for sixth grade provide sample learning objectives for this lesson.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.