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Finding Theme

How do you identify the theme in a piece of writing? Start small! Provide your class with the two selections presented here, and give them a graphic organizer. While a graphic organizer is provided, it is already filled in for the first selection. If you'd like to model the strategy of using details and events to create a theme, consider providing them a blank graphic organizer. Using these resources, you could either lead a guided practice or send learners off independently. 

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
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