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Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Themes

In this unit students will:

  • Read thoughtfully and write well about reading

  • Read with interpretive lenses in the company of friends in book clubs

  • Read analytically noticing the way different authors develop the same theme differently

  • Compare-and-contrast work on several texts that develop a similar theme 

  • Read analytically to evaluate an author’s goals and techniques


In class, we will read aloud, Home of the Brave , by Katherine Applegate.  Students will keep a Reader's Notebook, and learn how to write well about their reading to develop their ideas.  5th Graders will also log their reading as a way to track how their reading life is going.  They will use this as a tool to make their reading be the best it can be!





Please check your child's Google Classroom to read and explore what we are working on each day!  All Asynchronous work is posted on Google Classroom.  Students write their homework down daily on Google Keep.