Our 10 short passage task cards will help your students identify the theme of a story. Theme is a difficult concept to master, as it requires a higher level of inferencing. Use the task cards as review, reteaching or reinforcing the skill of theme. Task cards are excellent go-to resources, especially for strategy groups or small group practice. The passages can be read aloud or silent. Students could answer these questions in their reader's notebooks or literature binders. There is an answer key so that students can check their own work.
Theme can be subjective and the answers are suggestions; student responses may vary. You will need to determine which answers are acceptable.