Kindred Lesson Plans – Theme Analysis Worksheets


This Kindred resource contains worksheets and graphic organizers to help students analyze themes, main idea and supporting details present in the novel.

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Students will:

  • Learn the difference between a theme topic (usually 1-2 words) and a theme statement (message/lesson)
  • Identify theme topics repeated throughout the text
  • Create a theme statement showcasing a lesson/message they believe is repeated.
  • Identify evidence to support their theme topics/theme statement

Print and digital versions available!

  • PDF
  • Google™ Slides

Lesson Pages:

1. Theme Analysis Info and Planning Sheet

  • Defines theme and explains the difference between theme topics and theme statements as well as how to create a theme statement using a theme topic.
  • Mind map to help students brainstorm theme topics they believe are present in Kindred.
    • Theme topic: Adventure
    • Theme Statement: Adventure can sometimes keep you from the ones you love the most.

2. Theme Progression Worksheet

Students choose a theme and identify examples of how it is present in each section (i.e The Prologue, The Fire, The Fall etc.) of the text where applicable. This is to make sure students are choosing ideas that present throughout the text and not just in one section here and there.

3. Theme Graphic Organizer

Students use their theme topic to create a theme statement and identify 4 pieces of evidence showing it is present throughout Kindred.

4. Theme topic ideas

5. Answer Key


File Type: PDF & Google Slides

Editable: No

Total Pages: 14

Content Pages: 22



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