Fiction Interpretation Guides

from the Polk Bros. Foundation Center for Urban Education


These guides can be used with any text

They include graphic organizers into which students input relevant ideas and information.

Most of the guides end with a concise constructed response task.  

If students complete the guide independently and then

           pair, compare, repair (improve), they will learn more!





Analyze Character Development


Story Structure and Author’s Techniques


Theme – Comprehensive Analysis of a Story


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