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Theme can be as tricky as Tom Sawyer's schemes, but there are ways to help learners figure out what the author is trying to say in a text. Class members look for evidence from the text that supports their theme and make sure their theme is a life lesson that applies to more than just one story. The video models how to do so with the second chapter of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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