Close Reading Literary Passages for Teaching Theme/Message

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Are you looking for something to supplement your theme unit and give your students more engagement with the text? This file is essentially a mini-unit to teach the differences between a story's theme and an author's message while teaching students how to close read to find evidence from the text to support their answers/thoughts. Or, you could just use the theme activities if message is not your standard.

Here's What You Get!

-Anchor Chart Example
-2 graphic organizers to go with the anchor chart
-Theme & message posters {3 designs to choose from}
-6 Literary passages with theme/message questions
-Answer key for All 6 passages as well as additional questions for each passage
-3-Step close reading strategy {given step-by-step} to use when citing evidence from the text
-Text evidence board card freebie
-Theme graphic organizer

**Important** This files teaches that theme and message are different yet related. Please view the preview for additional information.

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Total Pages
45
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Close Reading Literary Passages for Teaching Theme/Message
Close Reading Literary Passages for Teaching Theme/Message
Close Reading Literary Passages for Teaching Theme/Message
Close Reading Literary Passages for Teaching Theme/Message