Are you teaching your students how to determine the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story? This product provides your students with many opportunities. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary, identify story elements, and practice retelling/summarizing.

Teaching Theme with Fables - The Hare and the Tortoise

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Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

This post is all about teaching theme in the upper grades using task cards, anchor charts, centers, and passages. A freebie is included!

Teaching Theme in the Upper Grades and a FREEBIE

TTT step 5 The theme of the whole book is that no matter what you want , how scared you are , or what you could lose , determination and faith is what it takes to overcome hard situations.

Teaching Theme in the Classroom | Anchor Charts | Graphic Organizers | Exit Tickets | Reading Notebook Printables | FREE from The Curriculum Corner

Teaching Theme in Reading

Teaching Theme in the Classroom Anchor Charts Graphic Organizers Exit Tickets Reading Notebook Printables FREE from The Curriculum Corner

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

11 Essential Tips for Teaching 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.) This would be great to teach theme to students.

make this poster at the beginning of the year and add to it as we read -- my kids always have a hard time with theme

Start this theme ladder with your next read-aloud and add to it throughout the year. Theme is SO hard for kids, this makes it all make sense!

Are you teaching your students how to determine the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story? This product provides your students with many opportunities. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary, identify story elements, and practice retelling/summarizing.

Teaching Theme with Fables - The Lion and the Mouse

Teaching and reinforcing theme in literature is easy with this poster set!  The set has 2 chevron poster sets: one with a chalkboard frame and the other with a white frame (for less ink usage). Each set has posters for the following themes: Friendship Responsibility Courage Perseverance Kindness Acceptance Cooperation Honesty  Easy to print and display!

Theme in Literature Posters - 9 Common Themes

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.

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.

Middle School English Language Arts - Teaching Themes---Love this site. Videos and printouts to help you teach!!!

Check out this classroom video on Teaching Channel. The topic is Using the SIFT method to analyze literature critically.

SERIOUSLY! This website is a miracle for finding videos for teaching moments!!!!

One website full of short movie clips sorted by theme for teachers to use with curriculum in the classrooms. Could find cloudy with a chance of meatballs to show as an attention grabber

Help your students master the art of identifying and analyzing theme in literature with these tips and resources!  Included in the post are 2 FREE downloads that you can use immediately! (by Presto Plans)

Help your students master the art of identifying and analyzing theme in literature with these tips and resources!

Teaching Theme: Anchor Chart- I love the idea of using anchor charts! This one in particular seems to be really helpful. Students always have a hard time trying to figure out the theme of what they are reading, especially when you are first introducing how to do that! I think that this activity would make it a little bit easier for them to do on their own.

Theme anchor chart and the source looks really promising too! All Things Upper Elementary: Teaching Theme: Anchor Chart

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