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Story Setting - The Art Lesson by Tomi dePaola

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Learners read the book The Art Lesson by Tomi dePaola and analyze the story. In this setting lesson, students discuss the importance of the setting and how it helps us understand the story. Learners answer questions and chart their...
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Story Setting and Main Characters

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students describe the main story settings, events, and main characters. They explore how story book language works and how it is used. Students use formal elements when re-telling the stories.
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Story Setting: The Big Trip

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this story setting about the big trip worksheet, learners read a passage about a trip to a city, identify words and phrases that use the senses to describe the setting, and complete a chart about their creative writing setting....
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Picture-Perfect Story Settings

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Using common picture books, teachers can help learners develop the setting for their next creative writing projects.
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Literary Element : Setting

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this language arts worksheet, students focus on story setting. Using the graphic organizer provided, students fill in the time, place, and backdrop of the given story.
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The Missing Parts

For Teachers 2nd
Understanding the essential elements of a story (setting, characters, plot, solution, conclusion), is very important for young readers. In this language arts lesson, 2nd graders complete a picture sequencing activity based on three...
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Story Settings

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this recognizing the setting of stories and precise descriptive writing worksheet, students fill in the blanks to describe where they are sitting in the classroom and their home towns. Students fill in 14 blanks.
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Setting the Scene with Paint

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners consider different story settings and how they add to character and plot development. They choose settings to recreate in three dimensions using stencil, printing, and stamping techniques with paint.
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Where Is Your Story Set?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils explore the concept of setting in literature by identifying their own current setting, and imagining what their ideal setting would be. They read a piece of literature, identify the setting and record the information on a chart.
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Finding the Story Setting

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss important things to know when reading stories, identify setting in variety of stories, create story map to record information as they are reading, state setting in their own words, discuss whether they thought...
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Tell a Fairy Tale with Dance

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of a familiar fairy tale introduces the concept of story elements—main characters, setting, and plot. Multiple retellings of the story set to music get scholars moving as they dance. Movements portray story elements and tell...
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Introduction to the Short Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How should pupils read short stories? Set them up for this unit with an introductory lesson that goes over the main characteristics of a short story and starts learners off reading their first short story of the unit. In order to get a...
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Personal Narrative: My Small Moment Topic

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Scholars plan out a personal narrative using a graphic organizer. They work on highlighting a story's setting, characters, feelings, details, the beginning, ending, and a hook. 
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Little Red Riding Hood

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a short, but effective, four-slide presentation on the sequence of events in the story, Little Red Riding Hood. The elements of the story (setting, characters, plot, etc.) are present, then a slide which puts the story in order...
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Lesson: Ahoy! A Painting!

For Teachers K - 12th
Kids listen to the story, How I Became a Pirate and analyze the painting, Our Lady of the Victory of Malaga. So, what do these to things have in common? The art depicts the time period and style. And, the story sets their imaginations...
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Dealing with Feelings

For Teachers 6th Standards
Five activities encourage scholars to look inside, get in touch with their emotions, and express their feelings appropriately. Stories set the stage for feeling identification and in-depth discussions. Role play and the act of miming...
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For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners write an essay about the special qualities that they would bring to Hogwarts (or whatever the story setting). They set up a Harry Potter trivia game show with different characters acting as the host. They list their magical...
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The Chosen: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"What my father had anticipated was now actually happening." The Chosen explores the complicated relationships between parents and their children. Readers make personal connections to Chiam Potok's story, set in Brooklyn's Hasidic...
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The Setting

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
One of the most important elements of a story is the setting; when and where the story takes place. This presentation gives young writers excellent tips on how to create a setting by using visuals, time, description, and interesting...
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Dusty Locks and the Three Bears

For Teachers K
Read this twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by Susan Lowell. Kindergartners listen, predict, and discuss the story. They then participate in a dramatization of the story and draw a picture to...
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Different Strokes For Different Folktales

For Teachers K - 1st
Young readers use graphic organizers, such as Venn diagrams and story maps, to analyze a variety of folktales and the elements of a story. They use writing, sequencing activities, and creative art to identify the morals learned from a...
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A New Character in the Novel - Because of Winn-Dixie

For Teachers 5th
Focusing on Because of Winn Dixie by Donna Shelton, learners identify the importance of the setting in a story. First, they list where events occurred in the story, describing the setting. Then, they create a setting using KidPix....
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Setting: Sensory Details: Twelve Dancing Princesses

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Encourage your class to use sensory details in their writing with this activity! This worksheet provides a short passage about dancing princesses and asks young writers to identify sensory details, develop a setting for a folktale, and...
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Adventure Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
It's always fun to make up something together as a class. This fine lesson has children make up and illustrate a collaborative adventure story. The essential elements of a good story (setting, characters, plot, help, conclusion) are all...

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