In this lesson, students will analyze a variety of stories for theme. Each group analyze a different story, which allows for easy differentiation. PPT and worksheet included. The PPT includes modeling, cultural connections for each story used, instructions, academic feedback, higher level questioning, and an exit ticket. The worksheet has students analyze each story for a variety of elements to help determine theme. This lesson has been used for observations / evaluations to great success!
NOTE: Stories not included. They are all easily accessed online.