Setting Graphic Organizers for Literary Analysis Digital & Print

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Language Arts Classroom
Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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I love the variety in graphic organizers. I will be able to pull different organizers to help students master the same skill, but will be able to keep things fresh and new.
This is a wonderful resource that is very helpful with my fifth graders. My students were very engaged and enjoyed this very much. Thank you for creating such a great resource!
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Need setting graphic organizers for use with a novel or short story? These graphic organizers will engage students and provide ample opportunities for understanding the importance of a story's setting.

These graphic organizers will encourage discussion and clarify concepts while completing literary analysis. You will receive a PDF of these graphic organizers. You will also receive links for a Google Drive version.

Included are 20 activities for teaching setting:

Different types of settings:

1. Dystopian

2. Futuristic

3. Historical

4. Science Fiction


5. Interactions (setting and symbol, setting and character)

6. What time is it? (studying aspects of a time period)

7. Multiple settings

8. Overview: location and time

9. Setting and colors

10. Research the story’s setting

11. Setting: brainstorming

12. Get a snapshot of the setting!

Setting and other literary devices:

13. When the setting is a flashback

14. Setting: first person point of view

15. Setting: third person point of view

16. Setting and symbols

17. Setting and characters

18. Setting and theme

19. Setting and plot

20. Setting and conflicts

You can see an image of most of these in the thumbnails, and the preview has a selection as well. With the questions and prompts on these literary graphic organizers, students will move toward literary analysis. You can encourage student choice and provide differentiation.

These Setting Graphic Organizers are part of a money-saving bundle! The Literary Devices Graphic Organizers for Any Novel or Short Story has over 75 graphic organizers to get students writing and talking about literature.

Looking for more graphic organizers and literary analysis tools for lit circles, novel studies, and short story units?

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Feedback from other teachers about these setting graphic organizers. . .

I love the variety in graphic organizers. I will be able to pull different organizers to help students master the same skill, but will be able to keep things fresh and new.

It helped my struggling readers focus on how setting effects the plot development.

My students enjoyed using the sheets to write about Animal Farm, the format made it easy to guide the students through the process and they were all attractive and engaging.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.


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