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Lesson plan

Lesson 27: Identify more themes

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/4
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/b
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.6.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/1

Lesson 27: Identify more themes

Students will reread a selection of poems from “Summer 1935,” identify their themes, and report on their findings in a Jigsaw Aactivity. Then they will write about how the importance of forgiveness is a major theme of the novel.

  • A downloadable audio recording of Out of the Dust  is available here.