This free slideshow will help make your theme lessons plans for 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students easier.

Practice Determining the Theme – Slideshow

How to Use This Free Theme Slideshow

The free slideshow above can help you teach your 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade students how to determine the theme of a story.

It includes short reading passages where students have to identify the best theme, activities to help students practice distinguishing between the theme and main idea, and writing activities to reinforce what students have learned have learned, and examples of theme.

This slideshow is best used for practice or review after students have already been introduced to the theme, especially if you are using with 6th grade students.

If you are looking for activities to introduce theme or if your students are really struggling, check out these activities and ideas to help you teach theme.


Teaching theme soon?  This no prep cut and paste activity will make a great addition to your lessons.  

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    1. Thank you for sharing everything! I cannot get your slideshows, everything is down. Did you move to a new website? Is that something on your end or mine?
      Thanks, Julie

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            🙁 . If you go to Slideshare where this slideshow is hosted, you might be able to download it to your computer so that you can use it at school!

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