We found 65 resources with the concept plot development
A Reading Guide to A Wrinkle in TimeLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany a reading of Madeleine L'Engle's classic tale, A Wrinkle in Time, with a detailed guide equipped with 15 informative and useful chapters. Scholars discover who the author is, why she wrote the book, and crucial story elements...
Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative StructureLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
A picture is worth a thousand words, but a comic strip combines both images and words for the ultimate narrative effect. After reading The Three Little Pigs and deciphering the plot elements, elementary readers work through four...
Short Story Planning GuideLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
A short story is only as strong as its characters, development, and conflicts. Encourage the young authors in your class to plan their stories based on the elements of narrative writing, all provided in brainstorming graphic organizers.
Their Eyes Were Watching God: The Plot UnfoldsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How can a scene from a novel be different when represented on film? After creating a timeline from the plot of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, kids watch the first or last fifteen minutes of the film version, produced...
A Lesson Before Dying: The Plot UnfoldsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Track the plot of Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying with a class discussion and timeline. Readers examine the ways the story has developed for Jefferson and for Grant, as well as how their stories have come together. Next, they...
The "Write" Stuff: Strategies and Conventions for Imaginative WritingLesson Planet
A comprehensive and immersive series of lessons that examines various aspects of story development leads learners into writing a narrative of their own. Writers develop an understanding of the writing process as they use the learning...
Harry Potter and the Hero's JourneyLesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Sure, Harry Potter was sorted into the Gryffindor house, but is he really a hero? Middle and high schoolers examine the plot and character development in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series before creating a presentation to argue whether...
Narrative Text StructureLesson Planet
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Thirteen activities work alongside a narrative text of your choice. With reading comprehension at its focus, readers complete worksheets covering character descriptions, similarities, and differences between characters, the sequence of...
Analyzing Language through Dialogue and Internal Monologue in "The Scarlet Ibis"Lesson Planet
8th CCSS: Designed
James Hurst's short story "The Scarlet Ibis" provides eighth graders with an opportunity to sharpen their literary analysis skills. After a close reading of the text, class members highlight and annotate parts of the dialogue and...
W.6.3 - Narrative Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Cultivating a deep love of narrative writing in your young writers can set them on a path that will have them writing and reading for the rest of their lives. These common core aligned resources (W.6.3) will give you some great starting points, helping your students write and read creative narrative pieces.
Reading Literature: 7th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Seventh grade is a great opportunity to take your literature unit to the next cognitive level. Challenge middle schoolers with a collection of Common Core aligned projects, lessons, and activities, all designed to enhance the learning experience with different works of literature.
The Irish Myth of the Giant's CausewayLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When an Irish giant and a Scottish giant face off in a mythical duel, it is a cunning woman who determines the outcome with her clever tricks. Introduce viewers to geomythology—myths that explain the occurrence of natural features—with...
Fahrenheit 451—Activity PackLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The burning questions is at what point do readers of Fahrenheit 451 recognize the many literary devices Ray Bradbury employs in his dystopian classic that warns of a society that uses media to indoctrinate the public and denigrates...
The Woodman and the SerpentLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Does everyone always appreciate kindness? Part of a comprehensive series, Aesop's 136-word fable "The Woodman and the Serpent" tells the story of a snake that is rescued by a farmer and later tries biting the farmer's daughter. Readers...
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s StoneLesson Planet
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The motto for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry warns that one should never tickle a sleeping dragon, but learners will definitely be tickled by the activities in a packet of materials designed to accompany a reading of the...
Teaching Students to Write a NarrativeLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Encourage narrative writing with a clever exercise. Class members watch episodes from movies and describe what happened to a character, including details about the setting, plot, and characters. Writers then craft a narrative about a...
Bridge to Terabithia: Predicting Events in Realistic FictionLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens next? Young readers examine the details in a passage from Bridge to Terabithia and use these specifics to craft predictions about what will happen next to Jesse and Leslie in Paterson's fantasy.