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Teaching Theme Differentiated Unit: Common Core Aligned

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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This 80+ page unit contains everything you need to teach theme, and differentiate for your students that need extra support!

This unit contains:
Essential Questions
Graphic Organizers and Flippable Templates
Rubrics and Checklists for Assessment
Passages with Questions
Posters (2 Versions)
Activities and Options for Differentiation


This contains FOUR complete stories with themes written at the upper grade level. These stories come with questions pertaining to theme and an entire page of additional questions to use at your discretion. ***No answer key is provided for the passages as of January 29, 2014***


Note: I had some concerns about this not being appropriate for 5th. This is used in my classroom with my 5th graders. However, many of my 5th grades read below grade level and this is difficult concept for them. Many of the activities are fun and engaging enough to get the concept of theme. Then, you move on to the stories (written around a 4th grade level) to get them to determine theme from a story. If you have an advanced group of readers, this may be too simple for them. Please ask any and all questions before buying to make sure this is the right resource for you!

Questions: Email at j_findley2003@yahoo.com
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80
Answer Key
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On  May 7, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi, had a question about the page that says "print this page" One card says 'Slow and stead' - instead of slow and steady. Is that something you can fix? I'm looking forward to using this next year!
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On  May 8, 2013Jennifer Findley answered:
Oops! This has been corrected and you can re-download. Thanks for letting me know!
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Sure! Just send me an email at j_findley2003@yahoo.com and I will email you the files.
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Do you have an answer key for the reading passages?
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On  December 30, 2012Carrie (TpT Seller) asked:
I just downloaded it and there was not a change to the statement on page 43.
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On  December 30, 2012Jennifer Findley answered:
Oh goodness! I don't know what happened. I remember fixing it and rezipping the file. I wonder if somehow I uploaded the wrong one again. Anyway, I apologize for this now double inconvienance. It is corrected, sort of. My computer recently crashed and I lost all the editable versions of everything. So, I had to re-create the page separately and then zip it with the other two pdfs. So when you re-download the file, you will find an additional pdf for page 43. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding! Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you in the future.

Have a great day!
Jennifer
On  December 16, 2012Carrie (TpT Seller) asked:
Page 43 has a misprint. It should say, "Be happy with who you are." It says, "Be happy who you are." Can you please and edit and let me know when you have done it? Thank you!
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On  December 16, 2012Jennifer Findley answered:
Carrie, this has been corrected! Thank you so much for bringing it to my attention!
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Teaching Theme Differentiated Unit: Common Core Aligned
Teaching Theme Differentiated Unit: Common Core Aligned
Teaching Theme Differentiated Unit: Common Core Aligned
Teaching Theme Differentiated Unit: Common Core Aligned