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Elementary Virtual Outreaches: Story Elements (K-2)

Lesson plan information for elementary school virtual outreaches

Learning Objective(s)

  • Students will identify the characters, setting, and major events (beginning, middle, and end) of a story.

Standard(s)

READS - Florida’s K-12 Integrated Library Media Reading Guidelines

  • Read 1.3 Use community resources for recreational and informational needs

English Language Arts B.E.S.T. Standards

  • ELA.K.R.1.1 Describe the main character(s), setting, and important events in a story.
  • ELA.1.R.1.1 Identify and describe the main story elements in a story.
  • ELA.2.R.1.1 Identify plot structure and describe main story elements in a literary text.

Essential Question(s)

  • What is the setting of the story?
  • Who are the main characters?
  • What happened at the beginning of the story?
  • What happened in the middle of the story?
  • What happened at the end of the story?

Key Vocabulary

  • setting: the place and time of a play or story
  • character: a person or animal in a play, poem, story, or book
  • plot: the plan or main story of a play, novel, poem, or other literary or theatrical piece
  • problem: something to be worked out
  • solution: the act or process of solving a problem

Source: World Book Student

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