We found 27 resources with the concept universal themes
Reflection: The Message behind the Music
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewMusic lyrics offer messages. Some lyrics offer positive messages, some negative, some reflective, some explosive. Class members investigate the powerful messages in the lyrics of popular rap songs by first reading one student's essay on...
Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Align your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure an analytical and engaging language arts unit. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 8th grade literature.
Motivating the Population: Propaganda during World War I
11th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the government garner support for World War I? As part of a study of The War to End All Wars, class members analyze propaganda posters from the time and identify the persuasive devises use to generate sympathy and support....
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Picture Book Strategy
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Picture books aren't just for primary learners. Your scholars compare and contrast literary themes between the novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, and the children's book, The Dream Tree by Winfried Wolf through...
Identifying Themes in Literature
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If your language arts learners have a hard time determining the universal theme of a written work, use a straightforward worksheet to help them find it. After reviewing a list of common themes, kids note the title, character, plot, point...
Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3
8th CCSS: Designed
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
Identifying Universal Themes Across Cultures
4th CCSS: Designed
Have your class read the story "The Magic Lake," retold by Liana Romulo, from Filipino Children's Favorite Stories. Guide them to identify the problem, solution, and universal theme. They compare the theme of this story to the theme of...