Following the CCSS Standard:
3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
-R.L.4.3. Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
This graphic organizer helps students analyze story development. Start with a read a loud of Strega Nona (or any other classroom favorite) as a whole group come up with the main characters, settings, the problem, and the solution.
On the second page you will find the same organizer, but this time let the students choose which book they would like to read!