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Analyzing Story Structure
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Dialogue and Actions to Show Character Traits
Dialogue and Actions to Show Character Traits
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Dialogue and Actions to Show Character Traits
Analyzing what a character says and does in a story can help determine their personality or character traits. This resource gives students practice in harnessing this important reading comprehension skill.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Who Is Telling the Story?
Who Is Telling the Story?
Lesson Plan
Who Is Telling the Story?
Help your ELs see the connection between nouns and pronouns and the author's point of view, or perspective, in fiction and nonfiction texts. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Two Points of View.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Elements of a Story: Circle Chart
Elements of a Story: Circle Chart
Worksheet
Elements of a Story: Circle Chart
Use this graphic organizer to help your students identify the four elements of a fictional story: characters, setting, problem, and solution.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Concept Web: Character Traits
Concept Web: Character Traits
Worksheet
Concept Web: Character Traits
Readers practice describing fictional characters using their own words with this graphic organizer template.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Whose Point Is It Anyway?
Whose Point Is It Anyway?
Lesson Plan
Whose Point Is It Anyway?
What if Cinderella’s stepsisters weren’t really evil? In this engaging lesson, you will introduce your students to multiple points of view and discuss how these different perspectives can change a reader’s experience.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Norse Myths: Sif's Golden Hair
Norse Myths: Sif's Golden Hair
Worksheet
Norse Myths: Sif's Golden Hair
Read this famous Norse myth starring Sif and Loki and find out how mythology shapes our understanding of the world around us.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fiction Travel Brochure
Fiction Travel Brochure
Worksheet
Fiction Travel Brochure
Children reflect on the importance of a book's setting as they design a travel brochure for a work of fiction they have read.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Timeline Organizer
Timeline Organizer
Worksheet
Timeline Organizer
Students can use this versatile graphic organizer to order events in fiction or nonfiction texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Wizard in The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard in The Wizard of Oz
Worksheet
The Wizard in The Wizard of Oz
Readers practice analyzing a character in a work of fiction as they read a passage from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
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Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Students will use this graphic organizer to compare and contrast two fiction stories.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cinderella: Your Version
Cinderella: Your Version
Worksheet
Cinderella: Your Version
We all know the classic fairy tale, and now you have a chance to put your own spin on the story of Cinderella! Your kids can let their imaginations take flight as they add their own plot twists and illustrations to the beloved story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Comparisons
Character Comparisons
Lesson Plan
Character Comparisons
Use this lesson to help your ELs compare and contrast supporting characters from excerpted texts. It can be a stand-alone lesson or support the lesson Understanding Character Traits, Understanding Plot Lesson Part III.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Secret Garden Setting
The Secret Garden Setting
Worksheet
The Secret Garden Setting
The Secret Garden's setting tells you a lot about characters, plot, and conflict. Explore the role of setting in literature in this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
First vs. Third Person Narration
First vs. Third Person Narration
Worksheet
First vs. Third Person Narration
Students are asked to distinguish between first and third person narration as well as fiction or nonfiction writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pumpkin Creatures
Pumpkin Creatures
Lesson Plan
Pumpkin Creatures
This lesson plan integrates art and reading to create a character by personifying a pumpkin. Your students will enjoy writing a story about a character that they have created!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Character Emotion Match Cards
Character Emotion Match Cards
Worksheet
Character Emotion Match Cards
Use this worksheet to practice matching a character’s actions with their emotions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Emotion Descriptions
Character Emotion Descriptions
Worksheet
Character Emotion Descriptions
Practice describing a character’s emotion based on actions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Featured Character Postcard
Featured Character Postcard
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Featured Character Postcard
Help your child tap into this fictional attraction by sharing about their favorite character with a pen pal! Your young reader will use this fun postcard template to describe their favorite character, including their favorite piece of dialogue.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Traits: Making Inferences
Character Traits: Making Inferences
Worksheet
Character Traits: Making Inferences
Kids hunt for clues about a character's traits with this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Making Text Connections
Glossary: Making Text Connections
Worksheet
Glossary: Making Text Connections
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Making Text Connections.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Book Casting Call
Book Casting Call
Worksheet
Book Casting Call
Assemble your favorite actors and find the perfect parts for them in your summer reading book.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Characters and Settings in Noun Phrases
Characters and Settings in Noun Phrases
Worksheet
Characters and Settings in Noun Phrases
Noun phrases can give readers important information about the characters and settings of a story. This worksheet will help your students identify noun phrases that describe characters and settings in fictional texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Setting
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Setting
Worksheet
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Setting
Travel to the Land of the Munchkins in this Wizard of Oz worksheet, which focuses on story details and setting.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Scary Story Elements
Glossary: Scary Story Elements
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Glossary: Scary Story Elements
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Scary Story Elements.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
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Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
Use this fall-themed Reader’s Theater script to give your students practice reading fluently. Then, challenge them with reading comprehension questions about the characters and events.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet