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Theme, Author’s Purpose, & Figurative Language Reading Bundle



Total Pages: 132
File Size: 87 MB


Theme in Literature, Figurative Language, and Author’s Purpose are three of my best-selling units. These extra-helpful, engaging units makes learning these three tough topics super easy and enjoyable! Students LOVE the hands-on activities, and teachers enjoy the convenience of the packets.

By purchasing this bundle of all three units, you are SAVING 20% off the individual price of each unit.

The three units include a variety of passages, worksheets, posters, activities, and much more to help reinforce and enrich each of the topics.

To gain a better idea of everything included, please check out the individual previews for each packet:
• Theme
• Author’s Purpose
• Figurative Language

This time-saving, high-interest bundle includes:
Theme Unit:
• Theme Poster: Choose from the full-color version or the ink-saving black and white version.
• Theme Labels: 8 visually-attractive 1/2 page labels of common themes for use in quick reference activities or a classroom display. You choose from either the beautiful, colored version or the ink-saving black & white version.
• Mini Foldable Theme Book: No staples required! A fun way for students to identify theme and provide supporting evidence from the text.
• Reading Journal Foldable: A 4-flap foldable for students to highlight theme and supporting evidence in their Reading Journals.
• Theme in Fables: Theme is explored through four reading passages with worksheets.
• Moons, Mars, and Matching: 8 Space-related passages for students to read and then match to a theme. Student answer sheet is in fun riddle format!
• Blast-Off to Writing: Students choose a theme and write a short story related to that theme. Includes directions, prewriting organizer, and lined paper.
• Answer Keys

Author’s Purpose Unit
• Author’s Purpose Posters and Labels (Color and Black/White Options)
• Author’s Purpose Bookmarks
• “What’s the Purpose?” Worksheet
• Author’s Purpose Foldable
• “As Easy as Pie” Cut and Paste Activity Sheet
• Author’s Purpose Scavenger Hunt
• P.I.E. Points or Poof Game
• CCSS Posters
• Culminating Writing Project (Create a Cereal)

Figurative Language Unit
• Figurative Language Posters: Includes definitions of figurative language and each category (simile, metaphor, alliteration, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia). Includes both color and black/white options.
• Figurative Language Labels: 6 visually-attractive 1/2 page labels of categories of figurative language for use in quick reference activities and for the simile/metaphor sort.
• Figurative Language Foldable: No staples required! A fun way for students to identify types of figurative language and create examples of each.
• All That Alliteration!: Students create an example of alliteration and then illustrate it.
• Figuratively Speaking: A great way to assess student mastery of types of figurative language in worksheet format.
• Zoom! Quack! Pow!: Create a 3 frame comic strip using onomatopoeia words.
• Sort it Out Activity: Students sort simile and metaphor cards into the correct categories.

Here’s what some buyers had to say about these units:
“Excellent resource! Easy-to-implement, thoughtful, and will prove valuable year-after-year.”
“Terrific resource. Engaging, attractive, and complete. Thank you!”
“I’m using this with my special education high school students who are having problems understanding the concept behind these study skills. I like this packet because the material is such that it can be presented to high schoolers without making them feel like they are doing ‘baby work.’ ”
“This is great! I love how colorful it is and the fables that go with it to illustrate! Thanks!”
“Excellent resources for use in studying figurative language!! Looking forward to using it! Thanks for a student and teacher friendly product!!”

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Shelly Rees

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