This week we reviewed theme in small groups. I gave my students a paragraph stem (read previous post here) and they independently wrote their responses on post-its.
From there, they combined their responses to make a group response (above).
These became my new bulletin board:
A nifty fourth grade teacher helped me come up with the witty name:
I also added a picture of our anchor chart and put cut outs of our novels to provide others with the necessary back ground knowledge (you know, of what books we read!)
I think they did a great job at picking out themes from their various novels. Our next challenge will be finding the quotes that support their answers and adding more details!