When you were read to as a kid most books had a moral, right? Be kind to your friends, change happens and that’s okay, etc.
When I read to my preschoolers at work, it usually connects with our current unit. It’s a learning point, it connects us to real life.
Reading, as you get older, doesn’t really change. There’s usually a moral, or life lesson, and there’s always a theme. Some themes include growing up, or coming of age, time, life and death, love, and so much more. Anything could be a theme, really.
What is a theme?
The theme of a novel is a life lesson, it’s what the book is trying to teach you. It’s the “big idea” or the main message the characters and plot are trying to tell you.
An author may have a theme in mind when they write, but in my opinion, I think…
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