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Elements of Narration
Twelfth graders analyze the elements of fiction and use literary analysis vocabulary to evaluate fiction works. In this fiction analysis lesson, 12th graders define elements of fiction and complete a diagram for the elements.Students keep a dialectical journal for the lesson.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
The Importance of Setting to a Story - Pesky Critters
Students watch a video segment about Florida's wetlands and complete an essay about setting. For this setting lesson, students watch a video about critters in the Florida wetlands. Students complete a setting worksheet and complete an essay for the topic.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories
Eleventh graders "mine" online databases for primary texts and period photographs, then explore the Klondike Stampede, and, like London, can glean from their visit sufficient period details to help them create their own narratives based on the Gold Rush
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Around the Room Short Story
Collective story writing is a great way to reinforce the concept of story elements and collaborative learning. Young writers discuss story elements such as, setting, character, action, climax, conclusion, foreshadowing, dialogue, and theme.
4th - 7th Language Arts 14 Views 51 Downloads
Fairy Tales, Past and Present
Learners examine the different elements of a fairy tale. They discover why setting, characters, problems and solutions are important in a fairy tale. They recreate the fairy tale in modern times and create a storybook to accompany their fairy tale.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 50 Downloads
Art as Storyteller
Students examine how paintings tell stories. They read biographies about artists, analyze paintings, research and write the art history of a painting, write a creative story based on the painting, and create a painting in the artist's style.
5th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 43 Downloads
Literature of the Islands and the Sea
Students read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and style of the book.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 83 Downloads
Puss in Boots/Jamil and the Clever Cat
Second graders read the story PUSS IN BOOTS identifying main characters, setting, and significant events. They then read the story JAMIL AND THE CLEVER CAT and compare it with the story PUSS IN BOOTS compiling a list of characters, setting and events.
2nd Language Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Fact and Fiction
Students use interactive materials to study Rudyard Kipling's life and times. They read an illustrated version of his short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Students explore how Kipling effectively uses personification by mixing fact and fiction.
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 74 Downloads
Write like David Shannon
Students distinguish various books by David Shannon from other authors, compare three of Shannon's books for similarities, list various possible settings for stories, integrate Shannon's pattern of writing into their own, and formulate their own story using author's style.
K Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Reviewing Literary Elements
Students identify the elements of fiction, and work on compare and contrast skills.. In this comprehension lesson, students read different versions of Cinderella. Students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the literary elements in each story.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 16 Views 52 Downloads
Things Aren't Always What They Seem
Students use video and the Internet to make predictions, draw conclusions, determine conflict and point of view while reading a short story. In this short story analysis lesson, students watch a related video and complete a prediction activity.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 35 Downloads