This is an activity that I use every year as a refresher before I introduce my students to writing their first literary analysis. Not only does this activity help students practice identifying theme, they get to read an awesome short story by Kurt Vonnegut that fits perfectly into any dystopian genre unit!
Part 1- Read and discuss the article defining "theme in literature"
Part 2- Read "2BR202B" by Kurt Vonnegut and have students mark the text for all themes
Part 3- Answer the questions and fill out the chart that follows
Theme in Literature
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