Tag Archive: theme

Apr 03

Teaching Theme with Because of Mr. Terupt

  Because of Mr. Terupt is a phenomenal book! It features seven narrators telling about their 5th grade year at Snow Hill School. Each narrator has a unique problem s/he must work through.  Students include: Luke – the class genius Jeffrey – the boy with a secret who hates school Peter – the class clown Danielle – …

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Sep 18

Five Ways to Teach Theme

Teaching Theme Teaching students to find the theme of a book can be both fun and frustrating. Some students understand the concept immediately. For others, it can be a real challenge. Here are five ways to teach theme: #1 Teaching Theme with Visuals Use the visual THE MEssage to help students remember that the theme …

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