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Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities

Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
Analyze the Development of Theme PowerPoint and Activities
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This teaching unit is over seventy pages and is specifically designed to teach students to analyze an author’s development of theme.
The complete unit will take approximately one week. A teaching PowerPoint as well as activities and guided practice handouts are included! Everything is ready for you to teach! The only prep needed will be for you to read over the directions and print the handouts!

Begin teaching this unit by completing the introductory activity. This fun “Develop a Theme” activity can be completed individually, with a partner, or in a small group. With this activity, students will learn hands on how a theme is developed because they will be developing one themselves.

After the introductory activity, begin teaching with the PowerPoint presentation. This PowerPoint includes introduction pages – explaining what a theme is and how it is developed and will walk students through a step by step process of analyzing a theme in a short fable.

During the PowerPoint, you will need to handout the copy of the fable “The Fox and the Goat” (provided) as well as the guided practice handouts. Step by step instructions are provided in the PowerPoint. Using the ready-made guided practice sheets, students can work through the process as you teach it. These handouts should be used in conjunction with the PowerPoint as you teach. This will break down analyzing a theme in an easy way that all students can follow.

Answer keys are provided throughout the PowerPoint so that you can discuss with students how each guided practice page should be completed. Students will learn what develops a theme (setting, characters, plot) as well as how a theme is developed (what points to the theme in the beginning of a story, how it is made more obvious in the middle of a story, and how it becomes clear by the end).

Activity three will require students to analyze the development of a different theme in the same fable. Handouts and answer keys are included for this activity as well.

After using the PowerPoint to guide students in analyzing how a theme is developed, have students complete the final individual activity. Students will analyze the development of theme in a poem and then write a text dependent analysis essay. The poem, and guiding pages are included for this activity as well as a sample essay.

In our own seventh grade classrooms, this teaching unit was so helpful in teaching students how to analyze the development of a theme! It is one of those units that can help you teach a difficult standard year after year!
Total Pages
75 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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