Characters, Setting and Events in Fiction Texts Resources

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A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Page 6
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Page 6
Worksheet
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Page 6
What will happen to Santa Claus? Keep reading to find out what will happen next in this Christmas story by L. Frank Baum, the author of Wizard of Oz .…
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cause and Effect With Caroline Carrot
Cause and Effect With Caroline Carrot
Worksheet
Cause and Effect With Caroline Carrot
Children learn how to identify cause and effect with the help of a friendly root vegetable in this playful worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Secret Garden Setting
The Secret Garden Setting
Worksheet
The Secret Garden Setting
The Secret Garden's setting tells you a lot about characters, plot, and conflict. Explore the role of setting in literature in this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Close Reading in Fiction
Close Reading in Fiction
Worksheet
Close Reading in Fiction
Use this resource to practice close reading in a fictional text. Your students will look at the adjectives, adverbs, and verbs that give more details about the important story elements.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Worksheet
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Give your beginning reader a fun way to practice reading comprehension with a classic story: "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," by Rudyard Kipling.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning About Día de los Muertos
Learning About Día de los Muertos
Lesson Plan
Learning About Día de los Muertos
Students will learn about the holiday El Día de los Muertos through engaging activities and connecting to their own traditions.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
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
Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
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Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
Use this fall-themed Reader’s Theater script to give your students practice reading fluently. Then, challenge them with reading comprehension questions about the characters and events.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Tree
Story Tree
Worksheet
Story Tree
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.
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
Activity
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
In this fun fall-themed activity, your child will design and decorate a pumpkin based on a picture book. After completing their pumpkin, they’ll write a short story about a new adventure related to their picture book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Map
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Map
Worksheet
A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Map
Enjoy A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum, and draw an overhead map of the settings!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Lulu’s Grades
Reading Comprehension: Lulu’s Grades
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Lulu’s Grades
Use this resource with your students as they identify the different ways a character tries to solve a problem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Analyzing Archetypes in Fairy Tales
Analyzing Archetypes in Fairy Tales
Lesson Plan
Analyzing Archetypes in Fairy Tales
Engage students in analysis by examining archetypes in fairy tales. Teach students to identify heroes and villains in fairy tales, examine patterns, and create their own fairy tales to express their knowledge of archetypes.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Glossary: Learn Story Elements
Glossary: Learn Story Elements
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Glossary: Learn Story Elements
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Learn Story Elements.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Describe Character Actions with Subjects, Verbs, and Objects
Describe Character Actions with Subjects, Verbs, and Objects
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Describe Character Actions with Subjects, Verbs, and Objects
Use this resource to give your students practice using a simple sentence structure to describe characters, setting, and events.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fill in the Story
Fill in the Story
Worksheet
Fill in the Story
Become a storyteller with this fun reading comprehension activity! Use your creativity to fill in the story where it's missing text.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Trading Card
Character Trading Card
Worksheet
Character Trading Card
Why do athletes get their own cards but not book characters? Change all that with this fun, reusable worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Emotion Descriptions
Character Emotion Descriptions
Worksheet
Character Emotion Descriptions
Practice describing a character’s emotion based on actions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare Characters
Compare Characters
Worksheet
Compare Characters
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Slide
Story Slide
Worksheet
Story Slide
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Actions
Character Actions
Worksheet
Character Actions
Have students think about each character’s journey with this character-specific beginning, middle, and end story map. Students can complete maps for different characters, then compare and contrast!
2nd 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
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
The Secret Garden Characters
The Secret Garden Characters
Worksheet
The Secret Garden Characters
Explore characters in literature by extracting clues from this paragraph about one of the main Secret Garden characters: Miss Mary Lennox.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Inferring with Quotes
Inferring with Quotes
Worksheet
Inferring with Quotes
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.
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.