Theme Anchor Chart

Thyme to Read
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
Resource Type
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5 pages
Thyme to Read


Theme can be a hard comprehension skill to master. By using anchor charts, your students have a reference they can go back to when reading, or working independently. These anchor charts can help you explain the process of uncovering the theme while reading

This anchor chart supports a mentor text lesson on theme, using the book Little Tree by Loren Long. You can check out the full lesson and digital anchor charts here

→ What is included in this resource?
Two versions of theme anchor charts:
- Color (Content filled/Blank)
- Black and White (Content filled/Blank)
Student graphic organizers

The content filled anchor charts are ready to print (or project). It has all the content needed to help you teach your students about theme. The blank anchor charts are available for you to fill in with your students. Allowing your students to participate in the creation of the anchor chart will help them to take more ownership of their learning.

→ How can this resource support your students?
The anchor charts help to explain what theme is, and the evidence needed to determine a relevant theme for any text. The student graphic organizers will help your students to gather the necessary evidence to support their selected theme.

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This resource was created by Megan Christensen - Thyme to Read. If you have any questions about this resource, please email me at megan.thymetoread@gmail.com
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