Want a unique and interesting way to teach Theme? This 3-4 week Interactive Theme Unit has everything you need, and your students will love it!
This unit includes interactive notebook notes, fun reading texts, Inspirational Quotes Task Cards, and four fun lessons that use famous pieces of art to reinforce the theme. In addition, your students will learn to write a thematic statement and thematic essay.
Notes on theme, inferencing, universal theme, topic, genre, common themes in literature, thematic statements, sentence starters for citing evidence, analyzing evidence, conclusion sentences, and thematic essay.
Directions and timeline to teach the unit
Directions for interactive note taking
Peter Rabbit Text
Peter Rabbit Close Read Theme Lesson
The Turnip Text
The Turnip Close Read Theme Lesson
The Ant and the Grasshopper Text
The Ant and the Grasshopper Close Read Theme Lesson
Tecumseh’s Words of Wisdom Poem
Tecumseh’s Words of Wisdom Thematic Essay Directions
Thematic Essay Outline
Fire and Ice Poem
Fire and Ice Close Read Theme Lesson
A Starry Night painting
A Starry Night Theme Lesson
The Scream painting
The Scream Theme Lesson
Girl with the Pearl Earrings Painting
Girl with the Pearl Earrings Theme Lesson
The Statue of Liberty photograph
The Statue of Liberty Theme Lesson
40 Inspirational Quotes
Inspirational Quotes Sort
Inspirational Quotes lesson and worksheets
This Unit will teach your students about Themes in literature while engaging them using art, inspirational quotes and fun texts.
I hope you enjoy!
Created by Illuminating Literacy