Fifth Grade – Determine Theme Common Core Lesson

Determine the Theme

Educeri Lesson for Fifth Grade

This Common Core reading literature lesson covers how to infer the theme of a text by using textual evidence. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will learn how to determine the theme by analyzing and identifying in the text how characters respond to challenges. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

Grade: 5

Subject: English Language Arts

Additional Resources

Student Handout

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