⭐️These Lexile® leveled close reading stories are perfect for teaching students theme development. The theme is the message or lesson that the author wants the reader to learn. This packet is designed to specifically fit 4th & 5th grade Florida B.E.S.T standard ELA.4.R.1.2/5.R.1.2 but can be used by anyone teaching theme development.
⭐️Includes Lexile leveled passages, standard based questions, anchor charts, and hands-on cut-and-paste visuals to help students master this skill.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
- Theme of Stories & Plays Anchor Chart/Journal Page
- Uncovered- 710L
- The Scorching Paint Job- 780L
- Summer Holiday- 850L
- Brittany Breaking Barriers- 1020L
- Preparing for Winter (Play)
- The Group Project (Play)
- Sports Day (Play)
- The Big Parade (Play)
- Theme of Poems Anchor Chart/Journal Page
- Alone (Poem)
- Social Media (Poem)
- Thoughts by Sara Teasdale (Poem)
- The Grass by Emily Dickinson (Poem)
- An Unexpected Adventure- 860L
- Immigrant (Poem)