This fun worksheet serves as a great visual for your kids to organize their thoughts around the elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them fill out this handy slide graphic organizer with plot, protagonist, and antagonist.
Use this fun story rollercoaster template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them consider these who, what, where, why, and how questions as they relate to the plot.
One way to bring books to life for students is to have them empathize with one of the characters. This fun worksheet engages students in analyzing how a character’s feelings change over the course of the beginning, middle, and end of the book.
The "Somebody Wanted But So Then" reading strategy is a great way to help kids identify the key elements of a story. Students will use this easy format to begin summarizing a story of your choice in this fun treasure map-themed worksheet!
Give your young readers some practice building their reading comprehension skills with the beloved story of The Three Little Pigs! Students will consider protagonists, antagonists, and character dynamics with this version of the classic story.
Give your second graders' logical thinking skills and reading comprehension a healthy boost with a lesson in cause and effect. Students will practice determining cause and effect with this short, funny story about a wishing fountain.
Have students consider a character’s attributes and actions with this cute and memorable organizer! After reading a book, students will draw a picture and describe the characters. Then they'll summarize the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
Use this awesome story mountain template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. Students will use this activity to organize their thoughts about the beginning, problem, climax, solution, and ending of a story.
Characters often change over the course of a story, and this worksheet will help young readers track and understand their development. Students can use this graphic organizer to consider various elements of a character's development throughout a story.
Being able to describe and compare character development is an important skill for young readers. Using this handy graphic organizer, students will use adjectives to compare characters at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
This fun worksheet serves as a great visual for your kids to organize their thoughts around the elements of a story. Challenge your readers by having them fill in this graphic organizer with their story’s setting, characters, problem, and solution.
Understanding the relationship of cause and effect is a cornerstone of strong reading comprehension skills. Students will seek to explain why events happened in a book of their choosing in this cause and effect activity.
It's important for students to understand how characters and the storyline are interconnected. Help your students break down individual character responses to major story events with this graphic organizer.
Stories are a fantastic way to teach kids important life lessons. This reading comprehension worksheet uses the classic Aesop’s fable—The Fox and the Crow—to get your students thinking about the central lesson of a story.
Good readers make inferences using story details and their own background knowledge to figure out information that isn't provided by the author. Help your students practice making inferences using quotes from their reading with this graphic organizer.
Making inferences is a critical skill for young readers to master, as it helps them look beyond the words on the page to figure out the author's message. Use these simple sentences to get your students started in making their own inferences!
A key component of reading comprehension is being able to draw conclusions—or make inferences—about what we read. Use this resource to give your students extra practice making their own inferences based on simple sentences.
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