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Wednesday 20th January 2021

LC: To identify and discuss themes.

A theme is an idea shared in a story that keeps on appearing.

There can be more than one theme in a story. 

Example themes found in stories

Dick Whittington 2.wav


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What themes are present in the story?

Are there any from the theme list above that you found?


Miss Hall thinks there is a theme of perseverance in the story. Find out why by listening to the audio below.

Theme Explanation.wav

You are going to investigate the other themes found in the story so far:




Overcoming obstacles

Your Task

Log onto Seesaw to complete this task. Look for the 'Themes' activity. Remember to hand in your work once it has been completed. Check your work is of a good standard before submitting your work.


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