This lesson helps students choose their own seed ideas while considering topics, theme, character motives, the quest, and the plot within the fantasy genre and includes learning targets, an objective, graphic organizers, and accountable talk stems for students to use when engaged in THINK~PAIR~SHARE and TURN~AND~TALK. In addition, it includes a list of topics and scaffolded steps to help students determine theme.
This lesson focuses on choosing a seed idea. The presentation is for one teacher and his/her students.
Lesson aligned with and inspired by:
* FCPS ELA Planning and Pacing Guide – 5th Grade; Unit 5
* Virginia Standards of Learning
Communication 5.1, Writing 5.7, and Writing 5.8