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Theme Task Cards | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning

Deb Hanson
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Learning Objective

The student will read 16 passages and infer a theme for each.

Description

Theme Task Cards: This resource contains 16 task cards - each task card contains a short narrative. After reading each passage, students are tasked with identifying the theme of each narrative.

Included are TWO options for student responses:

1) Students write a sentence describing the narrative's theme.

2) Students complete a multiple-choice worksheet, identifying the correct theme from 4 choices.

********This resource is available in two formats:

1. Traditional Printables- Print the PDF and distribute paper task cards and recording sheets.

2. TpT Digital Activity- With this format, an interactive layer has been added to the original PDF!** This paperless version uses text boxes and drawing tools so that your students can complete it on a device. You can assign it to your students via Google Drive, and they can return it to you to review. Click on the Getting Started Guide to learn more about this version of the activity!

These are available in Google Forms format, as well. If you would rather own the self-checking Google format, click here.

Feel free to check out my other resources for teaching about themes in literature:

Theme Filled Cupcakes Craftivity: including 4 passages!

Theme: Targeted Tri-folds

Identifying Themes: SIX Worksheets

Teaching Theme: An Introduction Power Point

Theme Filled Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

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Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
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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