This lesson is part of a larger unit on "Coming of Age" novels. In this unit, students focus on the strategies of asking questions and making inferences, and they also gain familiarity with characterization analysis and analysis of theme.
IIn today's lesson, students will be moving away from the graphic organizer and beginning to code the text to reflect evidence of themes as they read. Inside, you will find a detailed lesson plan, customizable student notes that include shared passages, and overhead transparencies of the shared reading passages.
This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.