1. Review classroom expectations
2. Review Toic vs. Theme
2. Determine and Analyze theme of a short film
3. Determine and Analyze theme of a fiction text
3 minutes - write down what you can remember about
topics and themes. What is a topic? What is a theme?
What is the difference between topic and theme?
Can you think of an example?
Determine and analyze the theme of a short film.
Theme: a message about life or human nature that
the author (or creator) shares with the reader/viewer.
What message about life is this cartoon trying to show?
Learning Goal: Analyze the relationship between theme, characters, setting and plot of a fiction text.
Determine a Theme and explain how the theme is supported by providing examples and text evidence from the story.
As a class we will read aloud, "The Wise Old Woman."
In your notebook, provide a theme from the story. Next, explain how the story supports the theme by providing examples and text evidence.