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This 79 page Themes in Literature Unit is complete and ready to teach! Your students will get plenty of practice in a variety of formats as it includes 7 passages (front and back with many paired passages) including Aesop's Fables, Folktales from Around the World, Legends and Myths, a set of 32 task cards, handouts, graphic organizers, a picture book list, and 21 theme posters.
Specifically it includes:
7 Literature Passages (double sided with questions and keys):
The Golden Goose and the Milkmaid - Paired Aesop's Fables
Impossible - Paired Aesop's Fables
It Could Always Be Worse – Jewish Folktale
The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing and Wolf Poetry – Paired Passages
The Wise Old Owl – Iroquois Legend
Pandora's Box – Greek Myth
Anansi and the Wisdom Pot - Folktale from West Africa
32 Task Cards (and a student record sheet and key)
21 Theme Posters
2 Common Theme Handouts
3 Graphic Organizers
Mentor Book List for Themes
Elements of a Fairy Tale Handout
Writing Page for Fairy Tales
Elements of a Fable Handout
Writing Page for Fables
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Also, I do want to suggest a great set of reading games which would go well with this reading unit. There is a game for EACH READING STANDARD!!! It comes in a set of 10 for fiction, a set of 10 for nonfiction, or a bundle of 20 reading games specifically for 4th and 5th grades!
Here are some reading games related to theme:
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