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Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

Theme Main Idea. Teach kids to learn the difference between the two, and they will FINALLY understand how they both function in books!


Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

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Author Study for Chris Van Allsburg and Tomie DePaola : Compare and Contrast

Author Study for Chris Van Allsburg and Tomie DePaola Teaching RL 3.9: Compare and Contrast theme, setting, and plot of two stories by the same author about the same or similar characters, as well as RL 3.4 distinguishing literal from nonliteral language. This is a 40 page, 6-week unit I will be teaching from Thanksgiving-the end of January, with the Polar Express hot chocolate party coinciding with the last day of school before Winter Break!


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Mitten Venn Diagrams - 5 pages. Packet includes 3 mitten Venn diagrams including 1 where students compare and contrast 2 animal characters from the story The Mitten.


Mitten Venn Diagrams