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Teaching Theme

Teaching Theme THEME = THE MEssage Hang these up in the classroom and have book covers for the read alouds. Have students vote on the theme and explain why. Whichever one gets the most votes is where the book cover goes.

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Theme Anchor Chart! Great for discussing big ideas and themes in stories, along with questions to help with student thinking!

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Teaching Themes in Literature

Determining theme in a piece of literature is a challenging but important reading strategy. Learn lots of ideas to help you incorporate theme lessons in your classroom in this blog post.

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FREE! This Theme lesson is perfect for an introduction or review practice for teaching theme. These reading passages will challenge your 3rd-6th graders and provide you with printables that are no prep and easy to use!

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FREE Theme product for 3rd-6th grade! This theme product includes a full-page reading passage with corresponding questions, as well as task cards with differentiated answer sheets. This is perfect for reviewing theme for end of year testing or for a quick refresher!

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from WeAreTeachers

11 Tips for Teaching About Theme in Language Arts

Five mini-lessons to teach theme. (Part of a larger article on teaching your students to identify themes in their reading.)

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