This “Beginning, Middle, Ending Story Map” is appropriate for reading comprehension and writing instruction in grades Kindergarten-2nd.
The “BME Story Map” material is unique. The student friendly mapping strategies can be used in the teaching of comprehending fiction and nonfiction stories read and planning and organizing stories to be written across the curriculum. Original story genre pictures, created as an instructional model and by the teacher and students, provide visual support in understanding and utilizing the “BME Story Map” to more effectively map, retell, and write stories.
Per your instructional decisions, Common Core English Language Arts Standards are identified for your grade level, the reading and writing fiction and nonfiction story focus, and the reading comprehension and writing strategies to be taught, practiced, assessed, and used in all subject areas.