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Close Reading Literature - Arachne

This lesson set contains resources and videos to support the close reading unit on Arachne


  • Comprehension skill video: "Arachne" Day 1

    In this lesson, you will explain how an author develops the point of view of a character by analyzing a character’s actions.

  • Comprehension skill video: "Arachne" Day 2

    In this lesson, you will learn how to describe the way a story’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes by identifying major episodes and considering each episode’s role in the plot.

  • Comprehension skill video: "Arachne" Day 3

    In this lesson you will learn to analyze how a scene fits into the overall development of the plot in a text by examining how the author resolves the conflict between characters.

  • Comprehension skill video: "Arachne" Day 4

    In this lesson, you will learn how to determine the meaning and impact of a specific phrase by connecting it to surrounding sentences and thinking about the meaning it adds to the text.