How to Analyze the Works of Suzanne Collins
This title explores the creative works of famous author Suzanne Collins. Works analyzed include The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Collins. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF034000, JNF007030, JNF029010|
|Subject||History, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Critiques Set 3 - School Library Journal
Filled with colorful pictures. . ., these volumes are written in a direct and relatable style that brings the basics of critical theory to life. Following a biography of the writer, the authors go back and forth between plot summaries of their subjects’ works and critical analysis. A different criticism is applied to each book discussed. . .[and] the authors do a great job of highlighting and using explanatory sidebars to give readers a real sense of how a literary essay ought to be written. Each of these chapters ends by asking readers to think critically and consider several questions about the featured book. Similarly, a great closing section called, “You Critique It” encourages students to model what they have just read and gives them helpful starting points in creating their own essays. These volumes are a great way to bring popular culture into the classroom in order to engage students and enable them to make meaningful connections to other works