Characters, Setting and Events in Fiction Texts Resources

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The Hare and the Tortoise
The Hare and the Tortoise
Worksheet
The Hare and the Tortoise
In Aesop's classic fable, a tortoise and a hare race — but the winner may surprise you!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Structure Rollercoaster
Story Structure Rollercoaster
Lesson Plan
Story Structure Rollercoaster
Reading can be a rollercoaster with its ups and downs! Use this lesson that features a rollercoaster-themed story map to teach your students about story structure and how to use a graphic organizer to visualize it.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Reading Like a Writer, Writing Like a Reader
Reading Like a Writer, Writing Like a Reader
Workbook
Reading Like a Writer, Writing Like a Reader
Reading and writing: You can't have one without the other! Get familiar with every facet of literature in this workbook. It's packed with literary analysis activities.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Jack and the Beanstalk Fun Pack
Jack and the Beanstalk Fun Pack
Workbook
Jack and the Beanstalk Fun Pack
This workbook tells the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Read, count and measure along with Jack!
1st grade
Math
Workbook
Pick Out the Parts of a Story
Pick Out the Parts of a Story
Lesson Plan
Pick Out the Parts of a Story
Use this lesson to teach your students to identify story elements and compare them to another text's story elements. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Comparing Texts by the Same Author* lesson.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Children’s Stories, Poems, and Songs
Children’s Stories, Poems, and Songs
Workbook
Children’s Stories, Poems, and Songs
Well-loved favorites like "The Three Little Pigs" and "Five Little Monkeys" are featured in this sweet reading comprehension workbook. Read the stories, poems, and songs. Then, answer the thoughtful questions that follow.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Skywatchers
Skywatchers
Workbook
Skywatchers
This workbook explores the myths, science, and history of our efforts to understand the skies with light reading. Introduce kids to gravity, moon phases and stars with basic activities and stories.
4th grade
Science
Workbook
Scary Story Elements
Scary Story Elements
Lesson Plan
Scary Story Elements
In this lesson, students will use conjunctions to compare and contrast scary stories. It can be taught independently or used as a pre-lesson to Using Story Elements to Compare and Contrast Fiction Texts.
4th grade
Math
Lesson Plan
A Christmas Carol: Characters
A Christmas Carol: Characters
Worksheet
A Christmas Carol: Characters
A Christmas Carol characters include Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and Jacob Marley. Learn about A Christmas Carol characters with this festive worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Christmas Carol: Setting
A Christmas Carol: Setting
Worksheet
A Christmas Carol: Setting
In A Christmas Carol, setting plays a big role in the story. Learn about A Christmas Carol setting in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Five Little Pigs
The Five Little Pigs
Worksheet
The Five Little Pigs
Read this well-loved poem, then answer a few reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Feast of Fairy Tales
A Feast of Fairy Tales
Workbook
A Feast of Fairy Tales
It won’t take all the king’s horses and all the king’s men to put these mixed-up fairy tales back together again! Work on reading comprehension and story structure with this book of simple stories.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
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
Math
Lesson Plan
The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
Worksheet
The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
Searching for a worksheet to help with your kid's reading skills? This printable uses a classic Aesop Fable.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Changes
Character Changes
Worksheet
Character Changes
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Elements of a Story: Circle Chart
Elements of a Story: Circle Chart
Worksheet
Elements of a Story: Circle Chart
Use this graphic organizer to help your students identify the four elements of a fictional story: characters, setting, problem, and solution.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Scary Fairy Tales
Scary Fairy Tales
Workbook
Scary Fairy Tales
Practice reading comprehension with a wide variety of world tales, some famous and some little-known. The book shines a light on supernatural stories, monstrous myths, and terrifying true-life tales.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
The Crow and the Jug
The Crow and the Jug
Worksheet
The Crow and the Jug
Short stories, such as The Crow and the Jug, make great reading comprehension tools. Use this short Aesop’s fable to get your second graders thinking about central lessons and morals.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Story Map
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Story Map
Worksheet
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Story Map
Enjoy the winter season with a fun story by L. Frank Baum, "A Kidnapped Santa Claus" . Then test your child's understanding of the story with this…
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tea Time
Tea Time
Lesson Plan
Tea Time
Students will love talking about what they've been reading when the story comes to life. This tea time activity nourishes students' confidence in addition to improving their reading comprehension skills.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Worksheet
Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Your students will use an abridged version of "The Princess and the Pea" to practice analyzing and expressing character traits with the help of a word bank.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Traits: Making Inferences
Character Traits: Making Inferences
Worksheet
Character Traits: Making Inferences
Kids hunt for clues about a character's traits with this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rudyard Kipling's Famous Folk Tales
Rudyard Kipling's Famous Folk Tales
Workbook
Rudyard Kipling's Famous Folk Tales
This abridged collection of classic Rudyard Kipling tales is paired with coloring pages and reading comprehension activities that will challenge and entertain your young reader.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Men of Myth
Men of Myth
Workbook
Men of Myth
This workbook takes a snapshot of select heroes from Norse and Irish-Celtic stories: Thor and Cu Chullain. Their exciting deeds give kids noteworthy reading, writing and critical thinking practice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
"The Three Little Pigs" Character Study
"The Three Little Pigs" Character Study
Worksheet
"The Three Little Pigs" Character Study
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Characters, Setting and Events in Fiction Texts Resources

Students will discover the importance of characters, settings, and events in text through these resources. Short blocks of text followed by comprehensive questions help teach your student what to look for in text and why it is important. Lesson plans and activities make the lesson complete and unforgettable. Get more practice with our answering questions with evidence resources.

Characters, Setting, and Events in Fiction Texts Resources

Characters, setting, and events all work together to form great stories. Characters drive the story forward while the setting sets the entire atmosphere and tone to a story. Characters and setting interact to create events. Throughout elementary education, young learners will investigate these elements of narrative writing.

Character Changes Order is a printable worksheet that looks at how people in a story change over time. Graphic Organizer: Problem & Solution is an assignment on how characters overcome (or don't overcome) a challenge. There are also many lesson plans that examine character, setting, and events. Identifying Character Traits looks at textual evidence to support a claim behind determining a person's nature and personality. There are plenty of printable workbooks that include a multitude of worksheets, prompts, and other lessons. Students will have a strong sense of how these features of storytelling interact with one another to create an engaging read to the very last page with Education.com's tools on characters, setting, and events in fiction texts.