Looking for a specific template to support your writing about literature?

Choose a title in the list below to find one of the detailed scaffolds that make explicit what is expected in the many different ways youth respond to literature on Youth Voices.

Once you’ve internalized these guides, we encourage you to mix and match different paragraphs and to go beyond the use of a guide as well.

Explore Independent Reading

Make Connections

World Connections

Questioning and Speculating

Track a Literary Element


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