Teacher Notes • There is a packet that goes with the power point lesson it included • Guided practice “Snow update” • Closing activity “The Cub in the Apple Tree” • Independent activity “Sorry Park”
Learning Objective Content objective: I can determine the theme in drama Language objective: I can use evidence from the text to support my answer CFU What are we going to do today? In your own words, what does ________ mean? ________ means __________. What is a lesson or moral that the movie Finding Nemo teaches? What is your evidence Activate Prior Knowledge drama where the story takes place Compare and contrast- alike and different Academic Vocabulary Connection Students, you already know theme of stories and poetry Today, we will determine themes of plays
Concept Development Theme: the lesson, moral, or message about life or human nature the author wants to convey. Example: What are some of the themes in the movie Finding Nemo? Theme: Friendship and perseverance (never give up). Non Example: Nemo’s dad looking for Nemo. (Topic)
Skill Development • Read and determine challenges faced by characters of drama • Think about how characters respond to the challenges • Determine theme or lesson learned (moral) Teacher modeled What are the challenges face by the characters and how do they respond to those challenges? What is your evidence? What is the theme? What is your evidence? Treasure items that are passed down from generation to generation. They are special parts of people’s past.
Skill Development • Read and determine challenges faced by characters of drama • Think about how characters respond to the challenges • Determine theme or lesson learned (moral) Guided Practice Read Snow Update
Relevance It is important to determine theme in a story you read because it helps you better understand what you are reading and make connections with the text Closure What is the Theme? How do you determine theme of a drama? Read “The Cub in the Apple Tree” and answer questions Independent Practice/ Closure Describe the challenges faced by the character(s). What is your evidence? How did they respond to those challenges? What is your evidence? What is the Theme? For Independent Practice Read “Sorry Park”