This lesson and graphic organizer can work with any text. It is great for a picture book read-aloud. This is an awesome introduction or review lesson for theme. There is a "theme: poster, lesson plan for a workshop lesson, and several options for the attached organizer.
Graphic organizer for identifying possible themes and finding evidence.
Graphic organizer PLUS constructed response.
Graphic organizer PLUS constructed response with a rubric
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