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Themes in Literature Worksheets | PDF and Digital | Distance Learning

Deb Hanson
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  1. This bundle of activities focuses on determining themes found in literary works. Some of the activities include test prep elements because theme questions tend to appear frequently on standardized tests. It is designed to teach upper elementary and middle school students how to analyze a reading pas
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Learning Objective

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

Description

The packet of theme worksheets contains 6 reading passages. Students must read the passage, and identify the theme. These can also be used as an assessment!

Four of the worksheets conclude with the multiple choice question, "Which of the following statements best expresses the main theme of this passage?".

Two of the worksheets conclude with an open ended question, "In the space below, write a sentence that explains the major theme of this story."

The final two worksheets contain both a multiple-choice question and an open-ended question.

An answer key is provided.

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

1. Traditional Printables- Print the PDF and distribute paper copies to your students to complete.

2. TpT Digital Activity- With this format, an interactive layer has been added to the original PDF!** This paperless version uses text boxes and the highlight tool 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!

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

Theme Task Cards (16 passages with two options for responses)

Teaching Theme: An Introduction Power Point

Theme Filled Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

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8 pages
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Teaching Duration
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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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