Lesson

Finding Theme

Lesson Overview

The students will be able to determine the theme of a story by recalling key details that support the theme. The students will know what theme is, how to rely on key details in the story, and what questions to ask themselves when reading a story that will help them discover the theme. 

Duration
Less than 1 hour
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

What questions can we as readers ask ourselves when reading a story that will help us discover the theme of the story? 

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

3

English Language Arts

-PowerPoint on theme 
-'The Selfish Crocodile' by: Faustin Charles and Michael Terry 
-Worksheet on theme 
-Scissors 
-Pencil 
-Markers/colored pencils 

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Lesson Created By: GeorgiLucas