Cover the ELA / Reading Common Core 4th and 5th Grade Standards ELACC4RL2 and ELACC5RL2 (Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in text) using this fun, hands on activity.
Students will create an ice cream cone and on the scoops they will write examples of themes that they have read or have reviewed. On the scoops have them define the theme and write titles of books or poems where the author conveys those themes! Use this as a whole class activity or in a literature circle!
The kids love this activity and it imakes a great hallway display!