Theme Scavenger Hunt - Fun Finding the Theme of a Story Practice

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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This resource helps students practice finding the theme of a story in a fun way. Students complete a theme "scavenger hunt" by finding theme paragraph cards /short stories hidden around the room. Students must determine which theme on their recording sheet best supports the different paragraphs / short stories.

This theme ELA resource includes:

  • a student recording sheet
  • 16 paragraph cards / short stories (students determine the theme for each card)
  • an answer key

This makes a great theme review for 4th grade, 5th grade, or 6th grade students. The preview shows everything in included in this resource so you can see if it suits your needs.

If your students are struggling with determining the theme, then this resource will help:

Determining Theme - Scaffolded Activities and Reading Passages

Kalena Baker, Teaching Made Practical

Total Pages
7 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.


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