Dialectical Journal Template

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Dialectical Journal
TEMPLATE
What is a Dialectical Journal?
A dialectical journal is a notebook comprised of journal entries where a student
records observations about the text and interacts and engages with the text on a
deeper-level. Each entry should include quotes as well as higher-level analysis.
Step 1: Quote
Find a meaningful and important
passage from the assigned reading.
Look for passages that move the plot
along, advance the conflict, include
foreshadowing, or have literary merit.
Dialectical Journal
Class example
“_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
Write the quote and cite it in MLA
Format.
_______________________________________________
_______________________
“Quote” (Author’s last name page #).
Step 2: Analyze
” (___________________).
Write a brief explanation about the
quote. What is happening in the
quote and why is it important? How
does this quote move the plot along
or advance the conflict? Does this
quote relate to another part within
the text? What symbolic or figurative
meaning does this quote include and
what does it mean?
_______________________________________________
2-3 complete and thorough sentences
_______________________________________________
Step 3: Connect
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
Connect this quote to one of the
class concepts. Why and how does
this quote relate to this concept? Be
sure to highlight or underline the
concept in your explanation.
1-2 complete sentences.
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
© 2018-present: The Daring English Teacher, Inc.
Dialectical Journal
TEMPLATE
What is a Dialectical Journal?
A dialectical journal is a notebook comprised of journal entries where a student
records observations about the text and interacts and engages with the text on a
deeper-level. Each entry should include quotes as well as higher-level analysis.
Step 1: Quote
Find a meaningful and important
passage from the assigned reading.
Look for passages that move the plot
along, advance the conflict, include
foreshadowing, or have literary merit.
Dialectical Journal
Class example
“_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
Write the quote and cite it in MLA
Format.
_______________________________________________
” (___________________).
“Quote” (Author’s last name page #).
_______________________
Step 2: Analyze
_______________________________________________
Write a brief explanation about the
quote. What is happening in the
quote and why is it important? How
does this quote move the plot along
or advance the conflict? Does this
quote relate to another part within
the text? What symbolic or figurative
meaning does this quote include and
what does it mean?
2-3 complete and thorough sentences
Step 3: Connect
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
Connect this quote to one of the
class concepts. Why and how does
this quote relate to this concept? Be
sure to highlight or underline the
concept in your explanation.
1-2 complete sentences.
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________
© 2018-present: The Daring English Teacher, Inc.
Dialectical Journal
TEMPLATE
What is a Dialectical Journal?
A dialectical journal is a notebook
comprised of journal entries where a
student records observations about the
text and interacts and engages with the
text on a deeper-level. Each entry
should include quotes as well as higherlevel analysis.
Step 2: Analyze
Write a brief explanation about the
quote. What is happening in the quote
and why is it important? How does this
quote move the plot along or advance
the conflict? Does this quote relate to
another part within the text? What
symbolic or figurative meaning does this
quote include and what does it mean?
2-3 complete and thorough sentences
Step 1: Quote
Find a meaningful and important
passage from the assigned reading.
Look for passages that move the plot
along, advance the conflict, include
foreshadowing, or have literary merit.
Write the quote and cite it in MLA
Format.
Step 3: Connect
Connect this quote to one of the class
concepts. Why and how does this
quote relate to this concept? Be sure to
highlight or underline the concept in
your explanation.
1-2 complete sentences.
“Quote” (Author’s last name page #).
Dialectical Journal
Class example
_________________________________________
_________________________________________
_________________________________________
“__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
___________________
_________________________________________
” (___________________).
_________________________________________
© 2018-present: The Daring English Teacher, Inc.
Dialectical Journal
TEMPLATE
What is a Dialectical Journal?
A dialectical journal is a notebook
comprised of journal entries where a
student records observations about the
text and interacts and engages with the
text on a deeper-level. Each entry
should include quotes as well as higherlevel analysis.
Step 2: Analyze
Write a brief explanation about the
quote. What is happening in the quote
and why is it important? How does this
quote move the plot along or advance
the conflict? Does this quote relate to
another part within the text? What
symbolic or figurative meaning does this
quote include and what does it mean?
2-3 complete and thorough sentences
Step 1: Quote
Find a meaningful and important
passage from the assigned reading.
Look for passages that move the plot
along, advance the conflict, include
foreshadowing, or have literary merit.
Write the quote and cite it in MLA
Format.
Step 3: Connect
Connect this quote to one of the class
concepts. Why and how does this
quote relate to this concept? Be sure to
highlight or underline the concept in
your explanation.
1-2 complete sentences.
“Quote” (Author’s last name page #).
Dialectical Journal
Class example
_________________________________________
_________________________________________
_________________________________________
“__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
__________________________________________
_________________________________________
___________________
_________________________________________
” (___________________).
_________________________________________
© 2018-present: The Daring English Teacher, Inc.
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