This Common Core reading comprehension lesson covers determining a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot, and providing an objective summary of the text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. Underlining within the passages may vary by student. Student explanations should use textual evidence to support the analyzed theme. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.
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This file is for use until July 1, 2016.
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