Children's picture books are a great resource for identifying and modeling components of narrative writing. A fun and interactive lesson about elements of a story prompts your class to use descriptive language as they analyze characters and events from the plot, comparing one picture book to a similar one in the same genre.
From Once Upon a Time to DenouementLiterary analysis is so much more than comprehension questions about the story! Learn about the elements of a story with activities and lessons designed for middle schoolers, complete with important literary terms for specific books and more general assignments.6th - 8th English Language Arts
Reading Literature: Fourth Grade ELA Common CoreTackle literature instruction with the help of a collection designed to meet every Common Core English language arts standard. Included is a unit, a video, and a variety of lesson plans and worksheets ready to drive, enhance, and support the learning process. Check out the notes section of each resources to view which standard, or standards, are addressed.4th English Language Arts