Identifying Themes in Literature

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3rd, 4th, 5th
Common Core Standards
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Themes in poetry and other literature can confuse many students, but theme does not have to be a difficult or boring concept to learn.
That is why I created these theme cards and activities.
You can do these activities over a week as a whole class.
Or after introducing theme to your class, you can use the cards and stories as a Daily 5/ reading center activity.

16 Theme Cards
Hang up the theme cards up on a bulletin board.
Use them as a reference during reading.
Create a writing center where students write stories that matches the theme.

10 Stories
Use the stories to help your students learn how to identify a theme.
Have your students write a summary that includes the theme.

3 Worksheets
Definition of theme
Questions to help identify theme
How to write a summary/topic sentence that includes theme.


Theme Cards include:
Acceptance
Compassion
Cooperation
Courage
Friendship
Good vs Evil
Honesty
Integrity
Jealousy
Kindness
Loyalty
Perseverance
Prejudice
Respect
Responsibility
Self Respect
Total Pages
27
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Identifying Themes in Literature
Identifying Themes in Literature
Identifying Themes in Literature
Identifying Themes in Literature