Reading, writing bundle
This bundle contains five products that will help improve your students' writing and understanding of story development. Each product is available separately for purchase.
Below are the links and descriptions of each one.
More Story Elements
**STORY LEADS** UPDATED
Hooking your audience from the beginning is very important when writing a story. This pack includes a variety of story leads you and your students can explore either during reading workshop or writing workshop. Glue the picture cards to popsicle sticks and have your class determine the type of lead used in books read to them or written by them. Students hold up the stick with the lead card and explain their thinking!
Contents of Story Leads:
7 posters explaining the different leads
Book list of suggested book titles for each lead
Picture cards for each lead to be glued on to popsicle sticks (black and white and in color)
Lead chart for student folder or notebook (black and white and in color)
Word cards for story leads (black and white and in color)
Sample story leads (black and white and in color)
Name that Lead!
**STORY ENDINGS** UPDATED!
It is important for a story ending to not only connect to the story but to also be interesting and memorable. Here are some examples of ways in which authors choose to end their stories. A booklist is also included to help assist you in your mini lessons. Glue the picture cards to popsicle sticks and have your class determine the type of ending used in books read to them or written by them. Students hold up the stick with the ending card and explain their thinking!
Contents of Story Endings:
6 ending posters with explanations
Book list of suggested book titles for each ending
Picture cards for each ending to be glued on to popsicle sticks (black and white and in color)
Endings chart for student folder or notebook (black and white and in color)
Sample story endings (black and white and in color)
Name that Ending!
Word cards for story endings (black and white and in color)
Learning about the different types of story conflicts helps students better comprehend their reading. This unit will help you and your class delve into stories and explore the problems more closely. Often what may seem to be the problem in the story is really something else going on.
This unit is also great for writing workshop. By studying the conflicts your class can strengthen their own story writing!
Glue the provided conflict picture cards to popsicle sticks and have your class hold up the type of conflict they think is in the story!
Character vs. character
Character vs. self
Character vs. society
Character vs. nature
Character vs. supernatural
Character vs. fate
Internal and external posters
Recording charts- in color and black and white
Conflict header cards
Conflict cards- in color and black and white
Notebook/folder reference sheet- in color and black and white
Story retelling is a great way to help improve your students' reading comprehension. By having children tell the story in their own words, teachers can identify a child's strength and specific areas of difficulty that he or she may be experiencing. This pack contains a "story ribbon" to help children retell a story either read to them or read by them. The "ribbon" focuses on key parts of a story and helps children learn what the important information is when summarizing.
Pack can also be used to help children in writing workshop!
Large story ribbon pictures (Can be used as stepping stones)
Medium sized story ribbon pictures (Can be used as a class model)
Small story ribbon pictures (Can be used for individual use)
Story elements posters with descriptions
**MORE STORY ELEMENTS**
*This is another pack of story elements with different clipart and backgrounds*
Teaching story elements is a critical part of reading and writing workshop. Good readers pay attention to the story elements to better their comprehension. Good writers make sure to include the elements in their work to make their stories more interesting.
Pack goes great with Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One by Kate Duke.
10 element posters with explanations- setting, characters, villain, danger, problem, interesting words, trickery, friendship, events, resolution
5 posters- In the beginning, next, then, finally, and solution
***Here are some other products you may be interested in:***
Story Leads and Story Endings
Reading and Writing Workshop Bundle
More Story Elements
Cooking Up Story Elements
"What Should I Write About?" Generating Ideas
Genre Study Unit
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