Teaching theme to upper elementary students can be incredibly difficult. It is such an abstract idea. 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students need a lot of practice in order to truly understand it.
This no prep freebie (a printable pdf) can help your students get the extra practice they need with finding the theme of a story.
Get the Identifying Theme Resource
Use this free cut and paste resource to help review identifying the theme of a story to your students. It has 6 paragraphs, each with one of two themes. Students must sort the 6 paragraphs based on the theme. This makes a great no prep center activity!
If your students are really struggling with theme, then these tips for teaching theme so students truly understand might be helpful. Or, check out these other resources for teaching students to determine the theme.
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Download this cut and paste theme freebie here!