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Theme and Author's Purpose (Historical Fiction- Concept 3)

Theme and Author's Purpose (Historical Fiction- Concept 3)

Author: Nichole Carter
Description:

Common Core State Standard: 8.RL.1 & 8.RI.1

Students will understand:

1. Review the basics of theme and how it is about the bigger picture.

2. The ideas of author's purpose and how that relates to theme

3. How to set up your theme paragraph on the current proficiency 

The students will go through a quick review on theme as well as the different types of author's purpose and how that relates to theme.

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Tutorial

Directions

1. Sign into sophia

2. watch the video, and take notes

*for those of you that told me you were utterly confused yesterday because you did the slides and didn't watch the video! DUH! Do the slides! The narration helps explain everything. Be a little less lazy and watch the video! 

Maybe I shouldn't upload the slides...

3. Do the digital WSQ and quiz please! 

Theme and Author's Purpose

Source: Created by Nichole Carter, power point and screencastomatic.com

Slides to the above video

Source: Created by Nichole Carter, power point.

Digital WSQ

Source: Created by Nichole Carter, original idea from Crystal Kirch