The Universal Theme Adaptation is typically given to our students in grades 3-4. You can start the year by examining the need for adaptation in our lives, in the classroom, etc. Where do we see adaptation?
Universal Theme – Adaptation in Language Arts
Below are some questions that can be integrated into a variety of stories throughout the year. Although they are tied to a grade level for the purposes here, there is no reason you can’t use them across grade levels. This is perfect for a multi-grade class, because both grade levels can use it with the story they are reading.
With this activity, students must use textual evidence to prove a generalization involving the theme Adaptation.
Download the student file below.