This three page worksheet helps students work through the elements of plot for a story they have read or they are writing. It particularly highlights how conflict drives a story.
Easy to fill out, self explanatory.
This activity for groups of three or four has students look at a sample of dialogue in a story (an excerpt of Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frogs of Calaveras County), and then write their own group passage based on characters with randomly chosen
These worksheets help students make connections of literary concepts (plot, conflict, Greek Chorus, motif, protagonist, setting, theme, vocabulary, etcetera).
This provides scaffolding a student-created records of a variety of important ideas.