This theme pack will help your students become more comfortable finding the theme of short stories! Theme is a very challenging topic. You get worksheets, posters, mini books, task cards, organizers and more!
Use the task cards for individual use or group discussions. You can assign all of the task cards at once or one per day. It is wonderful for group work! You can assign groups and allow a time period (average 10 minutes) for each card and then have the groups pass their cards to the new groups.
All pages look so cute in color but will also print b&w/grayscale just fine.
***If you are purchasing this set, you do not need to purchase the task cards, they are already included!***
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Page 3: A Thirsty Crow find the theme passage and response
Page 4: Answer Key - will vary
Page 5: A Strong Bond find the theme passage and response
Page 6: Answer Key - will vary
Page 7: A Strong Bond - character focus response
Page 8: Don't hide the trash passage
Page 9-10: Don't hide the trash character response + answer key
Page 11: Don't hide the trash title response
Page 12: Don't hide the trash title response with lines
Page 13: A true friend find the theme passage and response
Page 14: Answer key - will vary
Page 15: A true friend character focus response
Page 16: A true friend think about the title response
Page 17: Theme Organizers cover page
Page 18: How did the main character in the story change? organizer
Page 19: Does a character realize something they did not know before? organizer
Page 20: That sounds familiar - relate the theme to your own life
Page 21: That sounds familiar - relate the theme to your own life w lines
Page 22: Theme details organizer
Page 23-33: My Message - Students write their own message/moral/personal theme for common themes
Page 34-44: Common Themes mini book with definitions of common themes for students to refer to
Page 45: Think about the characters poster definition
Page 46: Think about the conflict poster
Page 47: Think about the title poster
Page 48: What is the theme of a story poster
Page 49: Theme definition poster
Page 50: Theme mini definitions for students
Page 51: Credits
Find the Theme Task Cards found HERE
Included you get:
*12 Colorful Task Cards with a short passage
*One Blank Answer Sheet
*One multiple choice answer sheet
*One answer Key
*One theme poster in color + black and white
*11 Common Universal Theme "Slide In" cards for your board or to use with your theme lessons.
The multiple choice answer sheet is only suggestions of the theme from the passage. Students may create their own themes also which is why there is a blank answer sheet included. It is your own personal choice which to use and which themes to accept from your students!
**Check the preview and pages to see if this will work for your grade level! I place my own learning levels on my products but all classes are unique and you know your students best! :)
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