Theme can sometimes be tricky with students, which is why I love referencing these theme posters during the school year!
You could hang them up on a bulletin board, use them during small groups, or give certain students the responsibility of writing a story that matches the theme. For example, I may display the "courage" theme poster, and I'll have early finishers work on creating their own story that matches the theme for the day.
* I also included a mini theme organizer called, "Theme Finder. " I like to place several of these organizers near my reading center; students complete them as they identify different themes found within different novels.
The posters include the following themes;
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which includes theme posters, task cards, and activities! This unit really helped me teach theme this year! :)