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Lesson plan

Lesson 33: Determine a theme of “The Gift of the Magi,” identify a shared theme across three fiction texts

Lesson 33: Determine a theme of “The Gift of the Magi,” identify a shared theme across three fiction texts

Students will reread excerpts of “The Gift of the Magi,” and gather evidence related to character perspectives, actions, and lessons learned to determine a theme of the text. Students will compare and contrast themes across the three fictional texts that they have read in the unit.