Story Elements Passages, Worksheets, and Graphic Organizers

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The Stellar Teacher Company
Grade Levels
4th - 5th
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23 pages
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In an ideal world, students would always get to “practice reading” with self-selected independent reading texts. But, we all know that ideal isn’t always possible, and in some instances, we need to assign students specific passages and comprehension questions to help them practice the reading skills you're teaching.

If your students are focusing on understanding plot and key story events, these reading passages and comprehension questions can help!

What's Included?

10 Reading Passages each with a graphic organizer and comprehension questions. Each passage is short, yet engaging, and students will follow the same four-step process when reading each text.

  • Step 1: Read the Passage
  • Step 2: Think About the Passage
  • Step 3: Organize Your Thinking
  • Step 4: Respond to the Text

The goal with these texts is to give students an authentic reading experience where they have the time and space to critically think about the text and apply key reading skills.

How could I use this resource?

  • Small Group Instruction
  • Independent Practice
  • Morning Work
  • Spiral Review
  • Test Prep
  • Homework
  • Assessments
  • Partner Practice

Table of Contents/Specific Text Focus

  • Story #1 - To Sing or To Code? (Problem and Solution)
  • Story #2 - Hermit and Dermott Share a Shell (Story Elements)
  • Story #3 - The Hardest Part of Saying Goodbye (Flashback)
  • Story #4 - The Comfort of the Stars (Internal Conflict)
  • Story #5 - A Magic Stick (Story Mountain)
  • Story #6 - Ruby Red Candy (Foreshadowing)
  • Story #7 - Flying Kite (Elements of Plot)
  • Story #8 - Traveling To Mouseland (Cliffhanger)
  • Story #9 - School Stuffie Day (Problem and Solution)
  • Story #10 - First Lake Vacation (Implied Solution)

**The resource is also included in The Stellar Teacher Reading Membership.**

*Please note, there is no answer key included. Digital option is included.


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Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
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).


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