Grade 6 ELA Module 2A, Unit 2, Lesson 1

Students at their desks reviewing text.

In Module 1, Unit 2, students distinguished between a topic and theme and determined themes of myths using evidence from the text. Work Time Part A of this lesson revisits this as students search for evidence that communicates four given themes in Bud, Not Buddy and analyze how the evidence they have chosen communicates the theme. Text evidence may support more than one thematic statement.
• Students will revisit the Conveying Theme in Bud, Not Buddy charts in Lessons 3, 5, and 7 of this unit.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.6.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details;...
RL.6.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels...

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