Predicting and Plot
For this reading comprehension practice worksheet, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding predictions and plot structure.
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Somewhere In The Darkness Guide Sheet 1 Pages 1-29
Has your class just started Somewhere in the Darkness by Walter Dean Myers? This guide sheet, created for the first 29 pages of the novel, offers review of and practice with characterization, prediction, summary, and inference. Pupils...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Bridge to Terabithia: Predicting Events in Realistic Fiction
What happens next? Young readers examine the details in a passage from Bridge to Terabithia and use these specifics to craft predictions about what will happen next to Jesse and Leslie in Paterson's fantasy.
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tuck Everlasting: Directed Reading Thinking Activity
Encourage close reading for young learners with a lesson based on Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. The first part of the resource guides readers through a Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA), prompting them to make predictions...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Adventures of Detectives Infer and Predict
Your writers compose original short stories (or you could use this activity with published fiction). After writing their stories, class members divide their work in three installments. Each installment is read by a peer who makes...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Mr. Putter and Tabby Write the Book: Comprehension Skills
Your learners are just starting to read books on their own, so this resource is perfect! Cut out the bookmark-size slips of paper for learners to utilize while reading Mr. Putter and Tabby Write the Book. Each of the five bookmark pages...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 2 Using Ultimate Spider-Man to Teach Plot Development
Discuss how to read a comic book. Individually, they read selections from Ultimate Spider-Man. Students identify various aspects of plot development such as the narrative hook, rising action, and climax. Before reading the conclusion of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Plot Development and Conflict
Learners explore plot development and how conflicts are resolved. In this plot development and conflict lesson, students discuss antonyms and list the ones they find in their story. Learners complete online activities and write a summary...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Lesson 2: Using Setting to Make Predictions about Characters
Fourth graders look at the importance of setting in a story. In this setting lesson, 4th graders see how the setting of a story affects the actions of the characters and how you can predict these actions based on the setting. They read...
4th English Language Arts