T-Chart, Word Web and Thread
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to develop active reading strategies and to consider both concrete and abstract ideas in the text.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.9 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7
Revisit and continue T-Chart, Word Web and Threads as started and continued in previous section activities. Students should now be getting a sense of some original thesis statements that come up as they track their observations of motif and theme.
Ask students to practice writing a thesis statement and following it up with some supportive evidence in no more...
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