Have students consider a character’s attributes and actions with this cute and memorable organizer! After reading a book, students will draw a picture and describe the characters. Then they'll summarize the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
Making inferences is a critical skill for young readers to master, as it helps them look beyond the words on the page to figure out the author's message. Use these simple sentences to get your students started in making their own inferences!
Want to help your young readers learn to discern the central message or lesson of fictional stories? Have your students read this short version of the classic fable of the "Lion and the Mouse" by Aesop to practice determining the moral.
Make sequencing stories more interesting than just beginning, middle, and end! This "handy" graphic organizer can be used with all fiction to help set up a concise but thorough summary using a five finger strategy.
Young readers explore stories, adventures, fairy tales, and more with these worksheets on reading fiction. Children practice reading fluently and improve comprehension with these energizing, educator-created resources. This collection on reading fiction asks students to read through different stories; think about story elements such as characters, plot, and theme; and respond thoughtfully to the texts.