Determining Theme – Playlist and Teaching Notes

Determining Theme – Playlist and Teaching Notes
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Students explore standard RL.4.2 with this playlist. They will determine the theme of a story, drama, or poem using details in the text. Students look at examples of stories and ask questions to help determine the theme. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities.

This product includes:
• 4 links to instructional videos or texts
• 1 link to practice quizzes or activities
• 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions
• Definitions of key terms, such as theme and inference
• An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
• "The Tiger" by William Blake
• An excerpt from "The Fox and the Grapes" by Aesop
• An excerpt from "The Boor" by Anton Chekhov
• An excerpt from "The Mischievous Dog" by Aesop
• An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers
• An accompanying Teaching Notes file

The Teaching Notes file includes:
• Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard
• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities
• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels

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Please note, passages in this product appear in these other products:
An excerpt from "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett appears in:
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RL.4.3 - Quiz and Answer Guide
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An excerpt from "The Boor" by Anton Chekhov appears in:
Poetry, Prose, and Drama - Playlist and Teaching Notes
RL.5.5 - Quiz and Answer Guide
Structure of a Story, Drama, or Poem - Playlist and Teaching Notes
An excerpt from "Hansel and Gretel" by the Grimm Brothers appears in:
Describe Character, Setting, and Events - Playlist and Teaching Notes

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29 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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