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Kathie Glick

Identify the Theme of a Story

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts

Student Instructions

Carefully watch the two videos. Think deeply about what you are learning. Choose one of the following stories: * The Three Billy Goats Gruff * The Three Little Pigs * Goldilocks and the Three Bears Think deeply. Remember the rules: * Use full, complete sentences to state the theme. * Do not use the character's name. * Make sure that the theme (life lesson) could apply to anyone. Use the text tool label to complete the graphic organizer. Add the theme and provide text evidence from the story to justify the theme you have identified.