Lesson Plan

Elements of a Story

In this interactive lesson, your students will learn to identify four elements of a fictional story: characters, setting, problem, and solution.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify four elements of a fiction story.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Tell students that today we are going to identify the elements that make up a story.
  • Explain that an element is an essential part of something and every fiction story has the same key elements: characters, setting, problem, and solution.