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Story Elements that Support the ThemeLesson Planet
2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Three great graphic organizers guide readers to see how the elements of plot and main idea can be charted to reveal the theme of a story. Model the process on the provided Direct Teaching Teacher Graphic Organizer using Aesop’s The...
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary ElementsLesson Planet
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the...
Identify the Five Elements of a Short StoryLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Help your class to learn to identify the key elements of a short story using previously read works. They work in small groups to answer questions about point-of-view, conflict, characters, and setting. Then, they use a graphic organizer...
Studying Elements of Plot in the Geronimo Stilton SeriesLesson Planet
2nd - 4th
Elements of plot are explored using the Geronimo Stilton book series. Pupils identify various plot elements using sticky notes, complete a plot diagram, participate in a class discussion, and write a book review. Worksheet links and...
Applying Ahimsa to Traditional StoriesLesson Planet
2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate the life of Mahatma Gandhi by researching non-violent lifestyles. Learners define the word ahimsa and discuss the personal characteristics that made Gandhi a peaceful warrior. They also create a poster about the story "The...
Composing and Illustrating Homeric SimilesLesson Planet
9th CCSS: Adaptable
If you're beginning The Odyssey and would like to address figurative language and basic story elements, this resource could be useful. Over the course of two days, class members identify the main events, explore characters, identify...
Teach 21 Lesson: The Short of It, Lesson 12/12Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
How can you write a short story from the "Somebody/Wanted/But/So" format? It might not make sense now, but as students complete the attached chart, their stories will begin to take shape. Additionally, the lesson includes a story...
Tell Us a Tale: Teaching Students to Be StorytellersLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage scholars to retell their favorite short story or folktale, adding personal details to make it their own. After reading their book of choice several times, story tellers retell a tale verbally to their classmates.
Organizing Main Ideas and Supporting DetailsLesson Planet
8th - 11th
Use a spider map and a concept map to record key elements of a story. After complete a 5W's worksheet about a historical short story, middle and high schoolers go on to create a PowerPoint with the information collected during reading...
The Man Who Planted TreesLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Grow an understanding of short story with a well-sequenced plan built around an Academy Award-winning short film. Class members explore the elements of an effective short story, and practice writing their own. They also watch the short...
The Learning Network: Re-envisioning Classic StoriesLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Readers reflect on enjoyable stories they know, brainstorm criteria that make a story "good," analyze a New York Times article about innovative children's performances, re-envision classics on their own, and peer edit drafts. Use this as...