Reflection: Students with Disabilities Connecting To The Theme with Elmer! - Section 5: Apply What You've Learned


To identify the theme and list the reasons to support this was more difficult than I thought for the students. Some of them were able to do this with ease, but others needed prompts.  I used ideas on the whiteboard to give them clues or choices. Here are some of the whiteboard board prompts that I wrote.

The same was true for identifying their connection.  After some discussion, most students were able to connect with the theme, but some still needed some ideas on the whiteboard.  Here are the  prompts that I used.

  Students with Disabilities: Prompting needed
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Connecting To The Theme with Elmer!

Unit 4: Connecting with Key Details and Theme
Lesson 6 of 11

Objective: Determine central ideas or themes of a text, justify your choice and make a connection to the world.

Big Idea: What's the theme of the story and why is it important to me?

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Special Education, theme (Reading Comp), Literature, Fictional Literature, 2nd Grade, Connecting, theme, key details, plot, point of view
  60 minutes
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