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Marigolds Close Reading

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Teaching “Marigolds” by Eugenia Collier? Practice close reading with these focused handouts. This “Marigolds” Close Reading resource includes seven student worksheets. No prep necessary – just print and go!

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Teaching Eugenia Collier’s “Marigolds”? Practice close reading with these focused handouts. This Marigolds Close Reading resource includes seven student worksheets. No prep necessary – just print and go!

Lead your students through several close reading focus handouts. Each handout zooms in on a specific literary device to help students hone their skills in each area. Every page can be used individually, allowing you to reinforce the specific skills you’re studying at the time.

What’s included:

⭐Seven key focus handouts
⭐Fillable PDF – perfect for 1:1 classrooms and/or remote completion
⭐ Suggested answer key

Key Focus handouts include:

✅ Reading comprehension – literary terms, tone, mood, summary, and more!

Character study – Lizbeth – Read four excerpts. Determine the type of characterization and what the excerpt reveals about Lizbeth.

Figurative language – Identify the type of figurative language being used in five excerpts and explain how each contributes to the text.

Symbolism – Examine three passages that reference marigolds. Determine the symbolism behind the flower.

Conflict – Review the four types of conflict. Identify the type of conflict being used in four excerpts and how the conflict impacts the text.

Theme – Analyze five excerpts, noting how Lizbeth’s actions change throughout the course of the text. Write a thematic statement.

 

? TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Samantha says, “I had my students annotate the text and used this to check how much they understood. The questions are varied and cover a good amount of literary elements.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katherine says, “Fantastic! Exactly what I’ve been looking for to freshen up my 9th grade curriculum!”

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Marigolds Close Reading

$4.00