Story Elements Task Card Bundle

Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
Story Elements Task Card Bundle
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Common Core Standards
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  1. This set of thirty task cards helps students to really understand the meaning of characterization and use close reading to identify character traits. The activities include: Choosing character traits from a word bank Choosing character traits – multiple choice Describing a pictured character Writi
  2. This is a set of thirty task cards for practicing the story element of setting. Students use close reading and look for text based evidence to determine details of a story's setting. A good variety of activities make these cards appealing to students and allow them to really understand the concept
  3. This is a set of thirty task cards for practicing the story elements of plot and conflict. Students learn plot and conflict terms and practice outlining the plot of a story in several ways. You can see more sample cards in the preview. These are the plot vocabulary terms included: plot exposit
  4. This is a set of thirty task cards for practicing the story element of theme. Students identify themes and practice writing theme statements with a variety of activities to improve their reading comprehension skills. You can see more sample cards in the preview. The activities on the cards - whic
Bundle Description
This package of story elements task cards includes four sets - for the four major story elements: characterization, setting, plot and conflict, and theme. Each set contains thirty large cards with a variety of activities designed for middle school and upper elementary language arts or reading classes.

By working with each story element individually and in a variety of ways, kids learn to really understand the elements that make up a great story. Here are some of the activities that are included in each set:

Characterization Kids
Choosing character traits from a word bank
Choosing character traits – multiple choice
Describing a pictured character
Writing a paragraph
Listing character traits to describe a famous person
Comparing two characters
Completing a character web for a novel character
Drawing a character with certain character traits
Describing static and dynamic characters

Setting the Scene
Identify the time, place, and duration from a passage
List the clues to setting in a passage
Write a story based on a pictured setting
Answer setting questions
Recall stories read with particular types of settings
Infer the time and place from an image
Find settings of a map
Complete a setting chart
Identify the setting in news articles

Plot It Out
The cards address these plot elements:
Exposition
Initiating event
Rising action
Climax
Falling action
Resolution
Conflict
Sequence
Flashback
Foreshadowing
And these types of conflict:
Internal conflict
Man v self
External conflict
Man v man
Man v nature
Man v society
Man v technology
Man v the supernatural

Get the Message
What is the theme of this novel
Theme graphic organizers
Plan a story with this theme
Given a topic, write a theme
Recommend a book
Themes of stories you have read
Fable themes
Which statement is a theme

With a large variety of activities, these cards are easy to use to differentiate instruction in a class with mixed ability and skill levels. They address many of the Common Core objectives for reading literature.

Task cards are great for centers, stations, small groups, and individualized instruction as well as whole class games like Scoot and Footloose.

For more bundles of acativities for reading and other language arts skills, see BUNDLES in this store.

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