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Theme and the "Open Boat" by Stephan Crane
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Theme and the "Open Boat" by Stephan Crane

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Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Handout
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Common Core State Standards
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About This Lesson

A guided reading through Stephan Crane's "The Open Boat." It will lead students to see how the three topics man vs. nature, male bonding, and survival of the fittest work together to create Crane's theme: "Nature is flatly indifferent to humanity's struggle for survival." Aligned to Common Core State Standard: RL.11-12.9

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What_Theme_Is....and_Is_Not.docx

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
20.05 KB

Theme_and_The_Open_Boat.docx

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
11.88 KB

Standards

Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.
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1 Reviews
I will be able to implement "What Theme Is...and Is Not" with my seniors. Topics are exactly what they provided when they were asked for a theme for a short story we read and this will be great for reassessment.
jdenis
December 01, 2012
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