The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore is a wonderful book based on a true story of a man who owned a book store for black people during the time America was heavily segregated. It's a great book to integrate social studies content into reading and teach theme!
Fly Away Home is a powerful story about a boy and his dad who are homeless and living in an airport. The theme of the book is very compelling and leaves the reader with many things to think about being homeless and how fortunate most are to have a home.
Mr. Peabody's Apples is a great story about the consequences of spreading rumors and how those rumors can impact an entire community. It's a great story with a strong theme!
3 Books and Lessons for Teaching Theme3 Books and Lessons for Teaching Theme
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For 30 different comprehension questions in 3 formats based on theme that you can use with any text, click on the image below.