Theme Unit for Upper Grades - Common Core Aligned

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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Theme can be a very difficult concept for students to understand. This engaging 17-page packet includes everything you need to teach theme to your upper elementary students in a fun and meaningful way.

Included in this packet:
* Key Ideas for Teachers - these pages have great tips for teaching theme in a way that students will understand.
* One-week schedule - a recommended plan for implementing the materials in this unit in one week.
* Common Themes Study Guide - a great guide listing common themes found in novels. Excellent for vocabulary acquisition as well.
* Little Pig, Little Pig worksheet - students listen to read-aloud version of The Three Little Pigs and fill out a worksheet identifying the story's theme.
* The Crow and the Pitcher read-aloud fable - read this story to your students, then have them use their study guide to find an appropriate theme for the fable.
* Themes in Fables worksheets - students will read four fables, identify their themes, and provide evidence from the story supporting the theme they chose.
* Theme Story-Writing project (theme cut-outs and story planning page)- students will draw a theme from a bag and write a short story with the theme they drew.
* Theme Comparison graphic organizer - students will compare the themes of the stories The Lorax by Dr. Seuss and King Midas and the Golden Touch and list their comparisons in a graphic organizer.
* Theme Unit Quiz - cumulative quiz to wrap-up the unit
{All Answer Keys Included}

Recommended materials - The Lorax by Dr. Seuss


3rd, 4th and 5th grade Common Core Alignment!

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9
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17
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Theme Unit for Upper Grades - Common Core Aligned
Theme Unit for Upper Grades - Common Core Aligned
Theme Unit for Upper Grades - Common Core Aligned
Theme Unit for Upper Grades - Common Core Aligned
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