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  1. Warm-up: Think about one of the stories you have read this year. What was it’s theme? How did the author explore that theme in the text? 1.Write the title of the text. 2. What was the theme? 3. How did the author explore this theme in the text?

  2. Power On: Today’s meet! If you have a device that connects to the internet via a wifi connection (xxxxxx), you can participate in an online discussion during this class session. Go to http://todaysmeet.com/MrsWiggins and write your comments, questions or observations.

  3. Standard: ELACC6RL9: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. • iInstruct • Consulting

  4. Essential Question? When you read a great book, you don't escape from life, you plunge deeper into it.” ― Julian Barnes How can reading deepen our understanding about life?

  5. Focus Questions? How do the two texts (poem and short story) approach similar themes? How does the understanding of vocabulary in the text help the reader to understand theme?

  6. Listen to the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling • http://youtu.be/8qwmKVuM3k8

  7. Group Assignment • Read the stanza or lines assigned to your group. • Define any words or phrases you do not know or understand. • Analyze your part of the poem • What theme is developed in your part of the poem?

  8. Example: • “loosing theirs” is figurative language to say that people seem to be acting in a strange or unusual manner. • If is conditional . It usually comes in a cause and effect statement. Keep your head – remain calm in chaos and not listen to unwarranted blame or hate… • Some sort of directions – Have faith in yourself? • If you can keep your head when all about you are loosing theirs and blaming it on you

  9. VENN DIAGRAM If: Examples Hatchet: Examples Have faith in Yourself. Commontheme

  10. Create a Poem Pictorial to reflect the development of Theme View this example of Poem Pictorial Project: http://youtu.be/9jdkaLCGM5k

  11. There is a catch…. Your pictures should show events from Hatchet that support the same theme. • For example, in the poem “If” Kipling states that • Keeping and remaining calm is a characteristic of becoming a man. • This characteristic is obvious when Brian….. Our picture shows this scene with the words “If you can keep your head when all about you are loosing theirs and blaming it on you…. “

  12. Creating your “poem” picture using your assigned part of the poem 3. Write the words from the poem “If” on the picture. 2. Draw the picture from the Hatchet example 1. Identify how Kipling and Paulsen developed a similar theme

  13. Focus Questions? How do the two texts (poem and short story) approach similar themes? How does the understanding of vocabulary in the text help the reader to understand theme?

  14. Essential Question? When you read a great book, you don't escape from life, you plunge deeper into it.” ― Julian Barnes How can reading deepen our understanding about life?

  15. Standard: ELACC6RL9: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. • iInstruct • Consulting

  16. Questions?More Information? • LaRita J. Wiggins • Larita.wiggins@henry.k12.ga.us • Follow me on Twitter @ljswiggins • Follow us on Twitter ARMS_HCSLike us on Facebook- Austin Road Middle School