Use this lesson to help students understand how to find the THEME of their stories (the lesson the author wants us to learn) by giving characters advice, and turning that advice into “You should….” to help determine theme. This product is the first lesson (PART 1) and Part 2 can be found on my TpT page! In this lessons I use the stories
“Mother Bruce” by Ryan Higgins
“Fourth Grade Rats” by Jerry Spinelli
These slides are EDITABLE so you may use a book of your choice if you prefer! I find that teaching my lessons digitally (instead of simply writing on an anchor chart) allows my students to be more engaged, and I can include fun photos, videos in order to enhance the lessons, and can save my lessons from year to year! Enjoy these slides and if you have any questions please feel free to send me a message through TpT!