Looking to make your lessons more engaging and interactive? These story elements and character challenge & response digital activities are ready-made sets in Google Slides or Seesaw that you can use. Your students will interact with these practice activities after you teach a mini-lesson on story elements, or you could use these activities as you teach your mini lessons. There are many purposes for these story elements digital activities! As you teach through your unit, you will assign these digital activities for students to do. It will reinforce your lesson for that day.
These activities are made for first, second, and third grade students. They are standards-based activities using the Reading Literature domain within the Common Core Standards. There are suggestions for differentiation on specific activities if you'd like to challenge your students, too.
What activities are included?
- Anchor Chart Fill-In
- Which Story Element?
- Story Element Pictures
- Story Element Sort
- Character Identification
- Character Trait Focus
- Setting Identification
- Setting Description
- Event Identifying
- Beginning, Middle, and End (with images)
- Beginning, Middle, and End (with paragraphs)
- Challenge and Responses
- Practice Passages
1st Grade RL.1.3– Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
2nd Grade RL.2.3- Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
3rd Grade RL.3.3- Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
If you would like the full resources for these standards, check out standards-based unit links below! They come with lesson plans, graphic organizers, Lexile-level passages, and interactive notebook pieces!
This resource includes 57 slides on story elements practice.
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