RL.5.2

RL.5.2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or
poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or
drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a
topic; summarize the text.

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Ages: 5 - 10
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Gullah Tales: The Little Red Hen
From knowitall.org, produced by ETV
Students will read and listen to Aunt Pearlie Sue’s animated Gullah version of the traditional folktale "The Little Red Hen." Storytellers are important people in most cultures. They entertain, educate and pass on the history of their culture. Often ... [more]
Found by Mrs Jefferies in RL.5.2
June 8, 2012 at 03:32 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Summary of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
From YouTube, produced by Video SparkNotes
This is a quick and easy synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.  The video includes detailed cartoon animation along with a male narrator.  Video content is suitable for high school stud... [more]
Found by begamatt in RL.5.2
March 22, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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A Summary of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
From YouTube, produced by Video SparkNotes
This video is a quick and easy Huck Finn synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel. The video includes cartoon animation along with a narrator.  (09:15)
March 22, 2011 at 10:02 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Five Main Elements of a Story (Rap)
From flocabulary.com, produced by Flocabulary
This is an excellent video/song teaching about the 5 main elements of a story: Plot, Character, Conflict, Theme, and Setting.  It gives defintions and some current examples.  The lyrics are included so you could easily print them out for your student... [more]
Found by Mrs Jefferies in RL.5.2
December 14, 2010 at 11:46 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Tim Burton - Vincent (English)
From YouTube, produced by Rick Heinrichs
This video made by famous producer Tim Burton, brings a poem to life in only a way Mr. Burton can.  The poem is about a young boy with a very active imagination who pretends to be Vincent Pice.  The poem also makes a couple of references to Edgar Ala... [more]
Found by jswan86 in RL.5.2
March 17, 2012 at 09:52 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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"Still I Rise" Poem by Maya Angelou
From YouTube
A reading of the poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou herself.  A wonderful example of how a poet reads her poem from the soul. Also, a great example of using the voice to bring meaning out of a poem.  Collection of video and still photographs of the ... [more]
Found by ronna_37 in RL.5.2
July 12, 2009 at 07:34 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Video SparkNotes: William Golding's  Lord of the Flies Summary
From YouTube, produced by SparkNotes
This is an excellent ten-minute review of this book. It explains the symbols and the human element. There are some words that are used that some students may not understand as well as some of the motives.
Found by freealan in RL.5.2
January 17, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
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Alice in Wonderland PART 1 Orchestra and Narration
From YouTube, produced by Jessica Sibelman
Based on Lewis Caroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", composer Jessica Sibelman, narrator Marie Incontrera, and The New York Chamber Virtuosi perform this new rendition of a beloved classic.  This is part 1. (10:15)
Found by grazianione in RL.5.2
January 21, 2010 at 09:58 AM
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Ages: 5 - 16
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Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
From astorybeforebed.com
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood.  His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can r... [more]
June 6, 2010 at 01:54 PM
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Ages: 9 - 15
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"Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out" Poem by Shel Silverstein
From YouTube, produced by Shel Silverstein Books
Students will enjoy this classic poem by Shel Silverstein. This would be a great resource to help with a creative writing project especially using descriptions. The very end appears to be cute off. (2:50)
Found by porter1526 in RL.5.2
June 24, 2012 at 07:52 PM
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