Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. (Standard #: LAFS.6.RL.1.2)

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A Closer Look: Understanding Themes in Poetry

Learn to identify and understand themes in poetry in this interactive tutorial. This skill will bolster your ability to read and analyze poetry, and along the way you will read several classic poems and learn about diction and imagery.

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Subject Area(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 6

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

Mission Possible: Finding the Theme

Learn how to summarize a story based on its details, determine a story's theme, and understand the differences between the two.

Subject Area(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 6

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial