Characters, Setting and Events in Fiction Texts Resources

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Compare & Contrast Fairy Tale Characters
Compare & Contrast Fairy Tale Characters
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Compare & Contrast Fairy Tale Characters
Use this Venn diagram to help your kindergarten students learn about comparing and contrasting characters.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Story of Orion
The Story of Orion
Worksheet
The Story of Orion
Here's a snapshot of the story of Orion. His tale makes for light reading and simple practice with story structure for kids.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Comparing Character Traits
Comparing Character Traits
Lesson Plan
Comparing Character Traits
Use this lesson to help your ELs compare and contrast characters' thoughts and actions using a Venn Diagram. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Develop Character and Setting
Develop Character and Setting
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Develop Character and Setting
Develop your students' writing skills with this character and setting 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
Learn Story Elements
Learn Story Elements
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Learn Story Elements
Through this lesson, your students will use academic vocabulary to discuss character traits, author's purpose, and the sequence of events in a story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Cat in the Hat Responsibility
Cat in the Hat Responsibility
Lesson Plan
Cat in the Hat Responsibility
In this lesson, students will explore the trait of responsibility through the characters in a famous Dr. Seuss book. By the end, students’ character and knowledge about literacy will have grown.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Close Reading Strategy
Close Reading Strategy
Lesson Plan
Close Reading Strategy
This lesson teaches your students to pay attention to small words, such as adjectives, adverbs, and verbs, to make a big difference in reading comprehension! Use as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Close Reading: Introduction*.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Take a Walk: Reading Comprehension
Take a Walk: Reading Comprehension
Lesson Plan
Take a Walk: Reading Comprehension
Take a walk together! In this lesson, your students will practice their listening and comprehension skills while walking in different ways.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
You Are a Character!
You Are a Character!
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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
Using Story Elements to Compare and Contrast Fiction Texts
Using Story Elements to Compare and Contrast Fiction Texts
Lesson Plan
Using Story Elements to Compare and Contrast Fiction Texts
All fictional stories have story elements but they sure can differ between stories. In this lesson, students will compare and contrast the story elements of two fictional stories and document their findings in a graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Describe a Character
Describe a Character
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Describe a Character
It's what's on the inside that counts! Your young reader can describe her favorite character, making sure to separate physical and personal traits.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
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Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
Use this resource to give your students practice identifying characters and their dialogue.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Haunting Plots
Haunting Plots
Workbook
Haunting Plots
Practice reading skills with the help of literary friends! From Frankenstein to Dracula and Mr. Hyde, the gory gang's all in this book, with read-and-respond passages from famous horror literature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
My Vacation (Part One)
My Vacation (Part One)
Worksheet
My Vacation (Part One)
In this first-person narrative, a child looks forward to a first camping trip.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Choosing Character Traits
Choosing Character Traits
Lesson Plan
Choosing Character Traits
Use this lesson to help your ELs learn character traits and find them in a text. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Identifying Character Traits lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reader’s Theater: Summertime Blues
Reader’s Theater: Summertime Blues
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Reader’s Theater: Summertime Blues
Give your students practice with Reader’s Theater in the wonderful genre of drama. They will read and practice fluency, as well as comprehension.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Characters' Points of View
Characters' Points of View
Worksheet
Characters' Points of View
It can be tricky to sort out different perspectives in a complex book! Use this activity to help your learner think about how two different characters feel about the same event or challenge.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Students will use this graphic organizer to compare and contrast two fiction stories.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Christmas Carol For Young Readers
A Christmas Carol For Young Readers
Workbook
A Christmas Carol For Young Readers
Reading without the bah-humbugs: take a look at "A Christmas Carol" with story pages young readers can bring to life with color, and step-by-step analysis pages to get them thinking.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Analyzing Visual Elements
Analyzing Visual Elements
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Analyzing Visual Elements
Give students many opportunities to see how visuals can influence a story's meaning. Show off your acting skills and read a great book to help them learn!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Sweet Soup
The Sweet Soup
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The Sweet Soup
Read the story of the magical soup pot, then answer two reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fairy Tale Character Traits
Fairy Tale Character Traits
Lesson Plan
Fairy Tale Character Traits
Students will be able to answer questions to show understanding of character traits. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to be used prior to The Paper Bag Princess lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
From Page to Screen
From Page to Screen
Workbook
From Page to Screen
Research, review, and read about classic and contemporary tales for kids! Analyze and explore five books and their movie adaptations in this writing workbook for avid readers and budding film buffs.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Character Actions and Emotions
Character Actions and Emotions
Lesson Plan
Character Actions and Emotions
Use this lesson to help your ELs describe a character’s emotion based on actions. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson Close Reading: Reading Through Character Emotion.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan

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.