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This file contains two posters. I use this when I teach students how to identify themes in fiction. The posters contain about twenty possible themes that might be found in passages and books. I use a cupcake analogy to teach the concept of theme. I choose the analogy of theme-filled cupcakes because it is such a great visualization that students can associate with the definition of theme. Like the crème filling in a cupcake, you usually can’t see the theme explicitly stated in a story…
Suzanne Thibault saved to Reading Charts
Including mini-lessons on theme and ways to assess students' understanding.
Tracie Ryndak-Harberts saved to Theme
The theme of a book is the universal idea or message readers get from the story. Explore some of the most common book themes and find popular examples.
Jessica Milton saved to Writing help
Themes in literature are often varied and hidden. Sometimes you can get through an entire book and not realize what the author meant. However, this is a basic list of examples that you can build from.
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I don't like to post on religion, so here, these are my thoughts
Non-negatable saved to Inspiring Ideas
The past couple weeks we have been discussing themes of stories we’ve been reading. This is one of the neatest ways I’ve seen to help students remember what the theme is: THEME = THE MEssage Isn’t that neat? I found it from Angela Bunyi and it really clicks with the students. I also found some […]
Patricia Gruschow saved to school
This is a small part of my Theme Unit, which includes everything you need to teach theme to your upper elementary students! I hope you enjoy this freebie and find it useful in teaching this often-difficult concept!
Carole Ford saved to Common Core Reading
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