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118 resources with the keyterm story structure

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Sequence of Events

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a nicely-designed presentation that does a terrific job of explaining sequence of events in a story to young readers. They view slides that have photographs of worksheets on this topic, and the kids "fill them out" together....
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Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process lesson, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of praise"...
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Under Construction

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young readers examine the elements of story structure that are included in all stories. They include these elements in their own written pieces. This phenomenally-designed plan has everything you need to easily implement it in your...
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The Great Brain

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Do you have a class set of The Great Brain? If so, check out this richly detailed guided reading lesson plan. Before, during, and after reading activities are provided for every chapter as well as comprehension and interpretive...
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A Box for Bobo

For Teachers K - 2nd
Encourage sharing and collaboration among your young ones. Read A Box for Bobo and discuss what happens when Raf, the main character, does not share with his friend Bobo, and later wants what Bobo has. Prediction and reading...
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New Ways

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Help your learners analyze story structure in chapters 1-6 of Dawn McMillan's book New Ways. Take a look at the cover, talk about new terms, and discuss the plot together. The second day continues with more questions and vocabulary. This...
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Jeffrey and Sloth: Six Traits of Writing

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Use drawings as inspiration. Have learners doodle for 10 minutes before beginning the activity. Then, have them use their doodles to inspire a story. Several writing activities are included here to play with writing. One of my favorites...
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Just the Facts, Ma'am

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Elementary learners identify the main elements of story structure and form questions to summarize their reading. They listen as the teacher reads a story and then write questions to determine (1) main characters, (2) setting, (3)...
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Dressing Up

For Teachers K - 2nd
Did you ever play dress up? Tap into your learners' imaginations with the story Dressing Up. Young ones visually explore the costumes displayed and answer reading comprehension questions. After reading, they get to add their own pretend...
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A Surprise For Jack

For Teachers K - 3rd
Work on making inferences with your class by reading A Surprise for Jack. Some vocabulary and rhyming words are listed along with quite a few reading comprehension questions. Learners demonstrate their understanding in a class discussion...
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Sequencing The Mitten

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice sequencing as a comprehension strategy. Have your class listen to The Mitten by Jan Brett and participate in guided practice with sequencing events. Then divide everyone into three groups based on understanding for independent...
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For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Readers build text-analysis skills by working through read and respond activities for the book, Tornado by Betsy Byars. This detailed plan provides worksheets and supports for thorough skill development. Using this resource will make...
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Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One...

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore language arts by reading two similar stories in order to compare and contrast them in class. Young readers read two Aunt Isabel books, by Kate Duke, and discuss the main characters, plot, and setting. They complete a graphic...
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Six Traits of Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Middle schoolers identify writing techniques in example stories with this story structure lesson. After reading the book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, they find the differences between it and the original version....
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Predicting a Mystery's Solution

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Practice making informed predictions. Have your class create a paper fortune-teller and ask questions about the future. They compare the fortune-telling process to the more informed kind of predictions they make while reading. They...
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Reading Comprehension: Myth About Fire

For Students 3rd Standards
No matter what you read, you can always practice locating the main idea and key details to increase reading comprehension. Third graders read about an Aboriginal myth, they then complete three short-answer questions using key details...
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Retelling Stella Louella's Runaway Book: Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Stella Louella’s Runaway Book launches a study of point of view and storytelling. After reading the tale, class members retell the story from the point of view of another character. The scripted plan, developed by a teacher candidate,...
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For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners identify where a story takes place. In this literature activity, learners take a picture walk and discuss how pictures can provide clues to the location of the story. They then illustrate where a new story of their own...
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Kids in a Booth

For Teachers K - 1st
In the story Kids in a Booth, nicknames are important tools in the characterization of the people described. Encourage your readers to pay attention to details such as names and why an author might have chosen those names. Some...
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The Lost Valentines

For Teachers K - 1st
Encourage caring and helpful attitudes by reading The Lost Valentines. Perfect to read near Valentine's Day, this story focuses on a boy losing all his Valentine cards at school and getting upset. Talk about feelings and how his...
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ELD Lesson Plan: One Land, Many Trails

For Teachers 5th
Explore the Wild West with this lesson plan, which accompanies four Houghton-Mifflin stories ("A Boy Called Slow," "Pioneer Girl," "Black Cowboy, Wild Horses," and "Elena"). Learners practice making applications to the text, as well as...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Journeys

For Teachers 4th
From the Titanic to the Iditarod, your ELD pupils will be on a whirlwind adventure with these four Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Akiak," "Grandfather's Journey," "Finding the Titanic," and "By the Shore of Silver Lake"). By practicing their...
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Ramona Quimby Age 8

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Explore story structure by reading a classic children's book. In this character study lesson, youngsters read the book Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and discuss themes, settings and characters in the book. They answer study questions and define...
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Dragonwings: Chapters 10-12

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Read and define new vocabulary words with your class, then read the final chapters of Dragonwings. They choose a writing activity to complete and then share it with the class. They also work in groups to complete a newspaper relating to...