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Mrs. Lewis

Pick Only the Best ( Theme)!

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts

Student Instructions

1. Go tap add to start 2. It is important ‼️ to take time to listen to the example as the teacher 👩🏻‍🏫is modeling the thinking process and narrowing down possible theme choices. 3. Now click on the student activity. 4. Listen to the story of the Elephant and the Ant📘 5. Read through each of the choices for theme and circle✍🏻 your selection for best possible theme 6. Use the micand record why you did not choose the others 7. Save and submit with the green check

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

I used edpuzzle to split the example story intosmaller parts and itemized what I noticed to make thinking visible. Then i the final example slide a gave the rationale for eliminating or selecting the best theme statement. VA SOL 1.9h, reiveiw for 2nd grade as well.