Story Elements - Characters, Setting, and Plot

Samantha Kelly
Grade Levels
K - 1st
Formats Included
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144 pages
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Samantha Kelly


Teach story elements to your kindergarten and first grade students with this unit focused on the story elements Characters, Setting, and Plot. Use classic fairy tales and any books of your choosing with these anchor charts, whole group activities, small group activities, stations, and no-prep printables!

Listed are ALL the activities included in this set!

• Poster
• Poem
• Main Character/Other Character chart for Cinderella
• Character Traits with Cinderella
• Class Book
• Types of Characters Sort
• Character Yearbook to Use with Independent Reading
• 3 no prep printables

• Poster
• Poem
• Changing Settings with The Little Mermaid
• Generic Anchor Chart
• Describe It: Setting Cards for Partner Activity
• Roscoe's Road Trip: Whole Group Setting Scavenger Hunt
• Searching For Settings Book for Independent Reading
• 5 no prep printables

• Posters
• Poem
• 3 Generic Anchor Charts
• Teaching Plot with 3 Little Pigs (BME and Problem/Solution)
• 3 Little Pigs Sequencing Activities
• 3 Little Pigs Props for Dramatization
• Beginning, Middle, End Train
• First, Next, Then, Last Build a Burger
• Problem and Solution Cards and Puzzles
• 4 Sequencing Flip Books
• 3 no prep printables

Putting it All Together:
• Generic Anchor Chart
• Teaching with Golidlocks and the Three Bears
• Retelling Craft for Goldlilocks
• 5 Finger Retell Posters
• 3 Nursery Rhyme Readers with Story Element Questions
• Retelling Cards to go with Nursery Rhyme Readers
• Silly Stories: Building Stories with Story Element Cards
• 5 differentiated Readers Theatre Scripts
• 2 no prep printables

Teach your students about concepts of print!
Print Concepts
Total Pages
144 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Semester
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