Themes cover the entire book. It’s the message. Authors develop theme through their characters, the characters’ actions, what happens as a result, and even word choice and writing style help make a theme. What was the theme for this book? This rubric shows how you can evaluate your work on describing the theme.
|Theme is missing or barely started.||The theme is unclear for another reader, or may misinterpret the message within this book.||The theme may cover one or two events, but not the whole book. Or, it could need more description so someone else can understand it.||The theme addresses events and characters from the entire book. Bonus points if you cite the events that support your theme!|
Review your work and give yourself a score. Explain why you gave your work this score.
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