The Night of San Juan<br />Lesson 6<br />
This week’s goal<br />I read, recognize, write,and discussthe themeof a story.<br />
This week’s Goal<br />The THEME of a story is the main message or central idea being told by the story.<br />
This week’s Goal<br />The THEME is a statement of how the author wants us to feel about the story’s main idea.<br />
This week’s Goal<br />Some examples of THEME:<br />“Love conquers all”<br />“Good always beats evil”<br />	“Hard work pays...
This week’s Goal<br />Some examples of THEME:<br />“The early bird gets the worm”<br />“Money cannot solve one’s problems”...
Think about the THEME as we read:<br />	Carolina had never left San Juan, Puerto Rico, and now her family was packing up t...
Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Her parents assured her that before long, she would feel right at home in Denver, C...
Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Carolina didn’t see how; Denver would be nothing like San Juan.<br />There was no o...
Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Instead of starting to pack her things, Carolina went out for a walk by herself.<br...
Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Discuss in your table group:<br />What is the theme of this passage?<br />We know:<...
Carolina does not want to accept her new home.
Carolina goes for a walk instead of packing.</li></ul>Moving to a new place can be scary.<br />
This week’s Goal<br />Themes in The Wizard of Oz<br />
This week’s Goal<br />Let’s find the theme of a short video:<br />
This week’s Goal<br />Discuss some possible themes with your group.<br />Be ready to share aloud.<br />
This week’s Goal<br />Some themes:<br />	Cheaters Never Prosper<br />	Slow and Steady Wins the Race<br />
This week’s Vocabulary<br />To help us understand this week’s story, we need to learn some new vocabulary words.<br />
Wistful<br />To feel as though your wishes<br />probably wont come true<br />
Grateful<br />To feel thankful for someone or <br />something<br />
Grim<br />Something that appears serious<br />or forbidding<br />
Raspy<br />A noise that sounds rough and<br />harsh, like sandpaper scraping<br />wood.<br />
Swarmed<br />For a group of something to<br />move quickly and gather in <br />large numbers<br />
Revelers<br />People who are having fun at a<br />lively party or celebration<br />
Irresistible<br />Something that is difficult to<br />turn away from<br />
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  1. 1. The Night of San Juan<br />Lesson 6<br />
  2. 2. This week’s goal<br />I read, recognize, write,and discussthe themeof a story.<br />
  3. 3. This week’s Goal<br />The THEME of a story is the main message or central idea being told by the story.<br />
  4. 4. This week’s Goal<br />The THEME is a statement of how the author wants us to feel about the story’s main idea.<br />
  5. 5. This week’s Goal<br />Some examples of THEME:<br />“Love conquers all”<br />“Good always beats evil”<br /> “Hard work pays off”<br />“Be grateful for what you have”<br />
  6. 6. This week’s Goal<br />Some examples of THEME:<br />“The early bird gets the worm”<br />“Money cannot solve one’s problems”<br /> “Crime does not pay”<br />“Death comes to all”<br />
  7. 7. Think about the THEME as we read:<br /> Carolina had never left San Juan, Puerto Rico, and now her family was packing up to move to the United States.<br />
  8. 8. Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Her parents assured her that before long, she would feel right at home in Denver, Colorado.<br />
  9. 9. Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Carolina didn’t see how; Denver would be nothing like San Juan.<br />There was no ocean nearby, and it snowed there; it never snows in San Juan.<br />
  10. 10. Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Instead of starting to pack her things, Carolina went out for a walk by herself.<br />Discuss in your table group:<br />What is the theme of this passage?<br />
  11. 11. Think about the THEME as we read:<br />Discuss in your table group:<br />What is the theme of this passage?<br />We know:<br /><ul><li>Carolina is worried and sad.
  12. 12. Carolina does not want to accept her new home.
  13. 13. Carolina goes for a walk instead of packing.</li></ul>Moving to a new place can be scary.<br />
  14. 14. This week’s Goal<br />Themes in The Wizard of Oz<br />
  15. 15. This week’s Goal<br />Let’s find the theme of a short video:<br />
  16. 16. This week’s Goal<br />Discuss some possible themes with your group.<br />Be ready to share aloud.<br />
  17. 17. This week’s Goal<br />Some themes:<br /> Cheaters Never Prosper<br /> Slow and Steady Wins the Race<br />
  18. 18. This week’s Vocabulary<br />To help us understand this week’s story, we need to learn some new vocabulary words.<br />
  19. 19. Wistful<br />To feel as though your wishes<br />probably wont come true<br />
  20. 20. Grateful<br />To feel thankful for someone or <br />something<br />
  21. 21. Grim<br />Something that appears serious<br />or forbidding<br />
  22. 22. Raspy<br />A noise that sounds rough and<br />harsh, like sandpaper scraping<br />wood.<br />
  23. 23. Swarmed<br />For a group of something to<br />move quickly and gather in <br />large numbers<br />
  24. 24. Revelers<br />People who are having fun at a<br />lively party or celebration<br />
  25. 25. Irresistible<br />Something that is difficult to<br />turn away from<br />
  26. 26. This week’s Story<br />Use the Table of Contents to find The Week of San Juan in your Storytown book.<br />Also turn to page 32 in your Practice Book.<br />
  27. 27. This week’s goal<br />I read, recognize, write,and discussthe themeof a story.<br />

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