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346 resources with the concept story elements

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Lost At Sea

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the story "Lost At Sea". They make predictions on what happens in the story, they write a five-sentence paragraph about their version of the end of the story, and identify the problem and the solution of...
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What is true? Discovering the difference between fact and fiction.

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders differentiate between fiction and non-fiction with "The Story of the Milky Way" by Joseph Bruchac. They create a graphic organizer of fact and fictional elements from the story in Inspiration and summarize with an exit slip...
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The Missing Parts

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the essential elements of a story--characters, setting, plot, problem, solution, and conclusion. They organize the elements on a story mapping organizer to plan a story. They write a story with a partner utilizing...
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Story Stew -- Teaching Character, Plot, And Setting

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the story elements of characters, plot, and setting. They identify the story elements from various "ingredients" taken out of a pot, and add their own story element "ingredients" on index cards into the pot.
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Fairy Tales

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read and analyze fairy tales. They discuss the story elements of a fairy tale, compare/contrast various fairy tales, complete an Anticipation Guide, and write an essay comparing the structure of a fairy tale to the...
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Speak What We Feel, Not What We Ought to Say

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and create their own interpretation of a particular character from the play, King Lear. They read the speeches, write a paragraph about their character, and present a short performance of their scene.
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"I am Not Well": Unspoken Endings and Unscripted Scenes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Act 4, scene 1 from the play, Merchant of Venice. They hypothesize the content of an unscripted moment and response, look for evidence in the text to support their hypothesis, rewrite the scene, and perform it for the...
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Creating a Book Review Using a Multimedia Stack

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify the title, character, setting and plot of a story they have read. They state their opinions of the story read and provide information about themselves as a reviewer, using Multimedia Software.
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Character Traits

For Teachers 1st
First graders watch a version of the story, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and listen to the book, The Rainbow Fish, and identify the story elements of characters, character traits, setting, problem and solution.
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B-movies and Plot: Story Elements, Writing, Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use old "B-Movies" as a springboard to discuss and analyze traditional plot structures. They form groups and make their own 'movie' to demonstrate their knowledge.