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Analyzing Story Structure
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The Three Little Pigs
The Three Little Pigs
Worksheet
The Three Little Pigs
Read this charmingly illustrated story of "The Three Little Pigs" then use the finger puppets to retell it!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Paper Bag Princess
The Paper Bag Princess
Lesson Plan
The Paper Bag Princess
In this lesson, students will practice listening comprehension skills after reading “The Paper Bag Princess” together as a class. Afterward, students will role-play, make inferences, and use summarization to strengthen literacy skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Main Ideas and Details
Main Ideas and Details
Lesson Plan
Main Ideas and Details
Take your students to a magical place by having them read stories such as "The Ugly Duckling" and "Rumpelstiltskin." They can read these magical stories and figure out the main idea and details in them!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Story Elements Map
Story Elements Map
Worksheet
Story Elements Map
This story map will help organize students' retelling of stories while reinforcing the concepts of sequencing, main idea, character traits, and setting.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Read Between the Lines
Read Between the Lines
Workbook
Read Between the Lines
When it comes to reading, it’s all about inferring. Kids can learn how to use clues in a text to understand a character’s thoughts or follow the action, in this book about jumping to conclusions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
Worksheet
Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
This worksheet helps students analyze the ways in which stories are similar and different.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Asking Questions and Finding Answers
Asking Questions and Finding Answers
Lesson Plan
Asking Questions and Finding Answers
Pretending to be someone else is so much fun! In this hilarious lesson, students will get to take on the persona of a book character as they practice their question and answer skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Describe a Character
Describe a Character
Worksheet
Describe a Character
Young readers dip their toes into character analysis with this fun graphic organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Happened?
What Happened?
Lesson Plan
What Happened?
Help your students' story telling abilities grow with this lesson that helps them recount what happened in a story and has them point out key details.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Fairy Tale Graphic Organizer
Fairy Tale Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Fairy Tale Graphic Organizer
The next time you're having story time, be sure to use this fairy tale graphic organizer to boost comprehension!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Three Little Pigs' Revenge
The Three Little Pigs' Revenge
Lesson Plan
The Three Little Pigs' Revenge
In this funny twist of the "Three Little Pigs," the wolf ends up rather confused! After reading this story, your students will have a great time acting out their versions of "Who's at the Door? A Split-Page Surprise Book" by Jonathan Allen.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What Would the Character Do?
What Would the Character Do?
Worksheet
What Would the Character Do?
Bring story characters to life by having your students imagine them in real life scenarios. In this creative activity, students will seek to analyze their favorite characters by thinking about how each one would react in different situations.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Learn Story Elements
Glossary: Learn Story Elements
Worksheet
Glossary: Learn Story Elements
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Learn Story Elements.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Jack and the Beanstalk Story Map
Jack and the Beanstalk Story Map
Worksheet
Jack and the Beanstalk Story Map
Fill in this story map to organize the details of the Jack and the Beanstalk story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Craft Stick Story Elements
Craft Stick Story Elements
Lesson Plan
Craft Stick Story Elements
This comprehensive overview of story elements will definitely leave students with a better understanding of author's purpose, character traits, sequence, and main idea. It features the acclaimed Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Cinderella Story Map
Cinderella Story Map
Worksheet
Cinderella Story Map
This Cinderella story map is ready to keep the details of a classic and beloved fairy tale in order. As your child thinks of who is in the story, and…
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
These Stories Are (Almost) the Same
These Stories Are (Almost) the Same
Lesson Plan
These Stories Are (Almost) the Same
Stories can change a lot depending on the point of view they are told from. In this lesson, students explore point of view by comparing and contrasting two versions of "The Three Little Pigs."
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Rapunzel Story Map
Rapunzel Story Map
Worksheet
Rapunzel Story Map
Have your little ones test their knowledge of "Rapunzel" with this whimsical story map, which includes space for them to write the problem, solution, setting, and more.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Feelings Map
Feelings Map
Worksheet
Feelings Map
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.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Become a Character Detective
Become a Character Detective
Worksheet
Become a Character Detective
Help students practice close reading with this character detective worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Puppets
Character Puppets
Worksheet
Character Puppets
Bring books to life by having students create their very own character puppets! When they're finished, students can use the puppets to act out their favorite scenes.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Learn Story Elements
Vocabulary Cards: Learn Story Elements
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Learn Story Elements
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Learn Story Elements.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
You Are a Character!
You Are a Character!
Worksheet
You Are a Character!
What better way to learn about characters in stories than to become one? In this activity, students take on the role of a character as they act out scenes with a partner.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Interview
Character Interview
Worksheet
Character Interview
Use this helpful worksheet to support your students as they develop their question asking skills by pretending to interview characters from beloved fictional texts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Paper Dolls
Character Paper Dolls
Worksheet
Character Paper Dolls
After independent reading, check in to see how students are understanding what they read. Having students make character paper dolls is a fun way to assess their comprehension and bring the story to life!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet