March 27, 2014

posted Mar 27, 2014, 4:24 AM by Jeff Maxim   [ updated Mar 27, 2014, 4:57 AM ]
Theme is the underlying message of a story or poem. Theme is a big idea, something you can learn about life in general. 

In today's assignment, you will practice determining the theme of a story.

Here's your grades for the first two days of this week. Remember, first place gets $1000, second gets $750, third gets $500, fourth gets $250, and fifth gets $100.


Determine the theme of a story.

Mini Lesson

We've talked a lot about theme this year, but if you need a refresher, you can look at this presentation

Also, make sure you don't confuse theme with main idea!

Today's assignment

  1. Read the article available at this link.
  2. Answer the questions here.

What you'll be graded on

  1. Have you answered the question?
  2. Did you write at least six sentences?

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