Identifying Themes in LiteratureCreated by David Hunter
In preparation to analyze the development of theme in a text, students will review what theme is and how to identify theme in stories.
|Observe a Problem or a Challenge
|How do you find the theme in a story?
|Watch a Video or Demonstration
|Theme VS central idea
|Students will share their initial ideas about how to determine theme. They will share with a group.
|Create a poster on how to find themes in literature
|1. Standard Not Met
|2. Approaching Standard
|3. Standard Met
|4. Exceeding Standard
RL.7.2.A - Reading: LiteratureDetermine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text;
Did not interpret a theme or central idea from the text.
Identified evidence of how the theme or central idea developed in the text, but did not explain how it developed.
Examined and explained how the theme or central idea developed in the text.
Examined and explained how the theme or central idea developed in the text AND evaluated its effect.