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Teaching Theme Slideshow, Notes, Practice, Test PRINT & DIGITAL

Darlene Anne
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Grade Levels
5th - 8th, Homeschool
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40+ slides, 75+pages
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Darlene Anne
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Description

Teach theme in literature with this animated PowerPoint, a choice of student notes, worksheets, and a theme test. Lesson plans and extensions activities are also included in this comprehensive unit!

* BONUS: Now includes digital links to Google slides that include the slideshow, notes, and worksheets! (9/20)

Determining theme in literature is a challenging literary element for middle school students to grasp. (I understand that, but I still wanted to cry when I heard, The theme is you can’t judge a book by its cover, for virtually every work of literature ever written!) Since necessity is the mother of invention, I had to come up with a solution. Theme: Teach, Practice, Test is it!

Others have said...

"This unit was so helpful in guiding my students through understanding themes and how to use evidence to support their ideas. It saved me so much time!"

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What is included?

Theme: Teach, Practice, Test is an engaging, step-by-step way to teach theme in literature. It’s thorough, and includes the theme PowerPoint presentation with guided notes, follow-through practice worksheets requiring text-based evidence to support theme, and an editable theme test that includes multiple choice and written response questions.

Best yet, this theme unit also provides you with two types of notes, so you can CHOOSE either folding notes or Cornell outline notes. (I like choices, don't you?)

Students will have fun determining the theme of classic tales, original stories, and wonderful short videos. The culminating activity will require them to use their new-found knowledge of theme and text evidence to formulate a thorough written response.

What is in the zip file?

♦ Links to colorful Google Drive versions of everything in the resource

♦ a 44 slide theme PowerPoint presentation

♦ a 36 page guided notes file with practice determining theme

♦ a 42 page interactive notebook file with theme practice

♦ an editable PowerPoint test on determining the themes of multiple stories

♦ theme poster and bookmarks

♦ answer keys

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What is the gradual release method?

The gradual release method is a step-by-step process that scaffolds learning. This theme unit includes the scaffolding through guided notes and the follow through practice that students need to achieve mastery of the topic.

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If you would like the theme PowerPoint and notes, without the practice worksheets and test, you can check out this theme resource:

Teach Theme

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Thanks for checking out Theme: Teach, Practice, Test!

Darlene

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40+ slides, 75+pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

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