Literary Analysis Due Next Tuesday!

The final copy of your literary analysis is due Tuesday 3-17-17.


I will be looking for each of the following:

  1. Introductory statement: Does it identify the title, author, and text type?

  2. Thesis Statement: Does it a present a plan for the essay?

  3. Topic Sentences: Does each body paragraph include a controlling idea?

  4. Evidence: Does the evidence support the analysis?

  5.  Direct Quotations (2): Do they provide evidence for the analysis?

  6. Transition Words (5): Do they connect ideas?

  7. Conclusion: Does it sum up the writer’s ideas? 


*Final copies will be handwritten in black or blue ink. 


End of Marking Period

The end of the marking period is Friday, March 17! If you have any missing assignments you must turn them into me as soon as possible. I will not be able to accept any late/missing work after Friday. Furthermore, parent teacher conferences will be Wednesday, March 22nd. I’m looking forward to seeing you all. 

Parent Talk

A Message From: Margaret King-ahmed

I’m providing an opportunity for working parents to attend evening Parent Talk Classes. The first class is Thursday March 16th, 6:00-7:30 pmMarch 22,29, 30th are the other three dates. One more day may be added if we need an extra day for graduation. All classes are held at ASC in the Board Room. The link at the bottom of the page will provide parents a tool to sign up.
Thank you for your assistance. Feel free to contact me at the number below if you have any questions.
 In May I plan on offering an evening class for the Dearborn Teachers. All classes are free to parents and teachers 🙂
Peace and Blessings
Margaret King Ahmed
Districtwide Parent Involvement Educator
ASC Building


I will be checking myOn Sunday night to input your scores for last week’s homework.

Please make sure you read for a total of 100 minutes this week. Have a wonderful weekend 🙂                                        



What is a literary analysis? 

A literary analysis is an essay that carefully examines a text by focusing on one element.

The four elements are:

  1. Plot
  2. Setting
  3. Character
  4. Theme

What is a introductory Statement?

The introductory statement is the first sentence found in the introduction

It includes:

  1. Author
  2. Title
  3. Text Type
  4. Thesis