RL.4.2 Determining Theme in Literature Text



This RL.4.2 Theme 4th grade reading unit is full of standards-based lesson plans, Lexile passages, anchor chart, graphic organizers, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RL4.2. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the unit is still valuable to use when teaching 4th grade students to determine theme and summarizing.
Please check out the preview to see ALL that you’re getting in this Theme and Summarizing RL.4.2 pack!
In the pack you will receive:
  • 4 Mini Lessons
  • 11 Graphic Organizers
  • 7 Lexile leveled Passages (levels listed below)
  • 9 Interactive Pieces (for notebook or plain paper)
  • 12 Task Cards
  • 1 Summative Assessment (with answer key)
The reading passages and assessments are now professionally leveled by Lexile.
  • How the Kangaroo Got Its Pouch- 640L
  • Thunder and Lightning- 630L
  • The Ant and the Dove- 860L
  • Arachne’s Lesson- 800L
  • Who Knew?- 540L (poems will not always give accurate Lexile scores)
  • The Crow and the Pitcher- 860L
  • Icarus’s Wings- 880L
  • Assessment Reading #1- (The Ant and the Grasshopper) 710L
  • Assessment Reading #1- (The Golden Touch) 710L
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
There are digital components included in this resource. The following pieces of this resource have a link on page 5 to the Google Slides conversion!
  • passages
  • graphic organizers
  • assessment
  • If you’re interested in using only the digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers, you can buy the 4th Grade Digital bundle here. This only comes with digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers.
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