As an English teacher and literacy coach, I have used this package with hundreds and hundreds of students. Originally developed to help students prepare for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy test, this is an excellent package developed to help students discern the theme or main idea of a selection and support their idea with supporting details from the selection. Can be used with either fiction or non-fiction selections. Package includes short reading selection and example assignment, graphic organizer, completed exemplar graphic organizer, two exemplars of strong answers, analysis of why the answers are successful, and rubric.
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