Goals: To understand what a theme is, and how to begin looking for themes in a text
Opener: Below are a list of big ideas that show up in Lord of the Flies. Pick the one you understand the best, and write about some of the things the book says about this idea.
Handouts in Class: none
Terms and Vocabulary: theme, universal
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. You took notes from my presentation on theme
2. We practiced finding and describing theme with the ideas from the opener
3. You turned in your STEAL charts for chapters 5-6