Story Elements Independent Reading Exit Tickets: Printable & Digital

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9th - 12th
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Have you adopted independent reading in your classroom? Need a quick way to check-in while reviewing essential literary terms? These 10 independent reading exit tickets are the solution for your classroom!

These tickets are quick AND help you review essential story elements with your students. After reading, students can fill out any of these exit tickets in a matter of moments. Let them tell you about a story's conflict, give you an example of internal characterization, and more!

This Resource Includes:

  • 10 Printable Story Elements Exit Tickets (2 per page)
    • Setting: Time
    • Setting: Place
    • Characterization: External
    • Characterization: Internal
    • Rising Action
    • Point-of-view
    • Conflict
    • Climax
    • Theme
    • Resolution
  • 10 Digital Story Elements Exit Tickets (a Google Form version of each of the above)

The whole resource is visible in the preview, so check it out to see if these exit tickets are right for you and your students! This resource consists of 5, NON-EDITABLE pages with two tickets on each page (you'll need to cut along the dashed line in the center).

With 10 exit tickets, you'll have more than enough to give each student a different story element to apply to their choice novel weekly for a whole quarter! Even better is that these exit tickets can be used again and again, over and over, at any point in reading. Use these with any fiction story!

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Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite strong and thorough 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 analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.


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