Literary Analysis: Short Stories (Ages 14+)
In advanced literature classes, students are expected to read and annotate texts—noticing patterns, identifying literary devices and features, and considering themes. Our summer analysis and essay writing workshops will help students develop and refine these skills and learn how to present their analysis with well-explained quotations and precise language. This summer, we will focus on analysing short stories, and each week will be different so students can sign up for one week or more over the summer without repeating texts.
Learning objectives
  • Develop close reading and annotation skills
  • Identify literary techniques used by authors
  • Consider the purpose of authors’ use of techniques and effect on the audience
  • Apply clear essay structure and appropriate formality and tone
  • Select strong quotations from the text to support an argument
  • Provide context for quotations and explain them thoroughly
  • Revise writing for precision and clarity

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For children aged
13 Up
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