Narrative Elements Teacher Resources

Setting, character, plot. They're all related to narratives, just like the resources provided here.
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Greek Origins and Character Development

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine words of Greek origin and discuss character development in fiction. They read a list of Greek word parts and create words on a worksheet. Students then read and discuss an informational handout about character...
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Life Cycle of The Butterfly

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the life cycle of the butterfly. In this butterfly lesson, students recall facts from a read-aloud and illustrate the life stages of the butterfly.
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Salt in His Shoes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Second and third graders review vocabulary for Salt in his Shoes and answer "Before, During and After questions about the story. In this language arts lesson, pupils write a story with a similar theme; a story about something they would...
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The Necklace Of Teeth Comic Strip

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars create a comic strip which identifies the major events in a story of the teacher's choosing in this upper-elementary classroom language arts lesson. The lesson is highly adaptable and can be used in another content area...
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Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Pets are like family! Youngsters explore the death of a pet. In this read aloud bibliotherapeutic instructional activity, they listen to the book Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant. They make self to text connections and share experiences they...
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Creating Scrolls Based on the illustrated TALE OF GENJI

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify formal elements that characterize the scroll, work in a variety of media, from traditional to digital, to create their own scrolls, work into digital printout with at least two media, and engage in meaningful critiques...
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Snowmen at Christmas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students access prior knowledge of the symbols of the Christmas season and record in a graphic organizer.  In this Snowmen at Christmas lesson, students make predictions about the elements of the story. Students post their predictions on...
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Transforming Negatives to Positives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars write diamonte poems that correspond to the double-exposed photograph they created.  In this poetry and multimedia artwork lesson, students use the photographic process to create a double-exposed photo then create a...
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Double Exposed Photographs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars create double-exposed photographs, poetry, and multimedia presentations. In this artwork lesson plan, students explore cameras, poems, and other art forms to understand line, light, and other attributes that contribute to...
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Journal Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students gain a better understanding of good journal writing. They examine how there are two types of journals - personal and public, yet each serves to describe the writers feelings and experiences about a given event.
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Daisy Comes Home

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read the story Daisy Comes Home and complete discussions questions as they read the story. In this comprehension lesson plan, students also write their own story with a beginning, middle, and end.
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An American Ballad - Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers listen to and analyze the ballad "American Pie." They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan. They circle the appropriate descriptive words of the song's medium form, melody, tempo and dynamics, and style.
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Life Cycle of the Butterfly

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study the life cycle of a butterfly by completing several experimental activities. In this butterfly life cycle lesson, students study the life cycle and anatomy of a butterfly. Students create short videos with a digital camera...
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The Stray Dog

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students make predictions about setting and characters based on the book cover. In this language arts lesson, students complete a lists of items for setting, characters and events as they read. Students complete beginning, middle and end...
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Unique Differences

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students list characteristics that make someone special. In this early literature analysis lesson, students read Elmer by David McKee and discuss Elmer as a character and how what they read applies to their life.
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Transforming Negatives to Positives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create double-exposed photographs, poetry, and multimedia presentations to celebrate their Open Court "City Wildlife" unit.