These no-prep middle school fiction resources include everything you need to teach your middle school students about the elements of fiction--from Slides Presentations to Worksheets to Activities and more! Topics include characters, setting, theme, plot, conflict, point of view and more!
Are you looking for a way to bring the elements of fiction alive for your students? Need help teaching about characters? Setting? Plot? Theme? Conflict? Point of view? Look no further! This unit includes lesson plans, instructional slides presentations, students handouts and assignments, creative writing assignments and more to help you provide your students with a solid foundational knowledge of the elements of fiction!
Fiction is one of the most exciting aspects of Language Arts to teach to students! It is just so fun! This unit captures that spirit with fun and engaging lessons your middle school students are sure to enjoy!
Sixteen Lessons are included along with a Test Review Activity and a Final Test. Each of the 16 lessons includes a link to a Slides presentation that will guide you and your students through the instruction and assignments. Reviews, direct instruction, teacher modeling, guided practice and independent practice are all build into the presentations! Each of the 16 lessons also includes student note sheets, assignments, grading rubrics and answer keys to make your fiction unit virtually stress-free! This is literally a print-and-go unit required very little teacher preparation time.
NEW! (1.18.21) - Digital Options are available in addition to paper options!
- General Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
- Unit Plan Overview
- Print and Digital Options Available!
- 18 Individual Lesson Plans
- 16 Engaging Instructional Slides Presentations
- Student Note-taking Sheets and Handouts
- Guided Practice Activities
- Independent Practice Activities
- Creative Writing Assignments
- Answer Keys (where applicable)
- Grading Rubrics (where applicable)
- Test Review
- Final Elements of Fiction Student Assessment
- Instructions for accessing Google Slides Presentations
- Instructions for saving Google Slides Presentations as a PowerPoint Presentations
- Major/Minor Characters
- Round/Flat Characters
- Dynamic/Static Characters
- Characterization – Indirect/Direct
- Point of View (1st Person; 3rd Person-Limited; 3rd Person-Omniscient)
- Conflict – Internal/External
- Plot Structure (Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution)
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