The THEME of a story is the BIG IDEA! (The author's message.) After reading a classic Christmas story... 1. Tap the add button. 2. Choose the drawing tool. 3. Using Labels complete the attached organizer to explain the THEME of the text you read. 4. Be sure to include the following: - Title - Characters - Setting - Problem/solution - Theme topics with evidence from the text -Overall THEME/ Message of the story 5. You may decorate the tree with color, emojis, etc. 6. Record your explanation if you'd like.