This lesson is part of a larger unit on "Coming of Age" novels. In this unit, students focus on the strategies of asking questions and making inferences, and they also gain familiarity with characterization analysis and analysis of theme. In today's lesson, students will complete an assessment to demonstrate their level of mastery of the following unit objectives: Code the text to indicate inferences Code the text with questions Code the text to indicate thinking about theme Explain the character development of a character in a text Identify the theme of a text Defend analysis of the theme of a text Determine which reading strategy or literary device from this unit has been most helpful to them as readers. Inside this folder, you will find a detailed lesson plan, a Do Now, the unit assessment and a unit survey. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.


  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


Questions Inferences Characterization Theme Coding the Text



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Coming of Age Unit
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