This book uses examples from classic and modern literature to define and illustrate story elements. Students are then given opportunities to identify, explain and use the technique or element. Included are Plot, Setting, Characterization, Point of View, Tone, Mood, Style, Theme, and Genres. The resource helps teachers implement these and other CCSS: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Determine a theme. Describe how a narrator‚Äôs point of view influences how events are described. Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events.