In fiction, the goal is to be able to identify the theme of a text. Students who need support with central coherence can rely upon information about what themes tend to occur in text. This is an example of a support that can be used with students, provided by Scholastic:


This resource supports students reading chapter books (second grade and above), to be able to look for evidence to support one of these common themes. A teacher would not hesitate to offer a student who was in need with a word bank from which to pull key content words during an assessment. This resource offers the same assistance to a student with ASD while reading.

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