Teaching theme is sometimes a difficult for teachers and a hard concept for primary grade students to grasp. This FREE mentor text lesson for by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen is designed to make the task easier!
You can read all about how to use this resource in your classroom in this BLOG POST I wrote for The Reading Crew Winter Mentor Text Link-Up!
This resource includes the following materials and extension activities:
*PICTURE PROMPTS to use before reading to help students make story predictions and connections.
*PHOTO SAMPLES OF THINKING CHARTS you can create using chart paper or a dry erase board to help students map their schema or background knowledge of the topic and gather ideas about the story theme.
*DISCUSSION STARTER CARDS/WRITING PROMPTS to use after reading the story to help students reflect and write about character traits story theme.
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