Printables for This Topic:
Mercury and the
Woodman – Match the numbered sentences with whether they are
contributing to the development of theme, setting or plot.
The Story of
Alnaschar – Explain how the subsequent paragraphs build on the
second paragraph to raise the stakes.
of Old Man Kangaroo – Find and explain the parallel construction
in the first part of the story. How does it contribute to the development
of the plot?
The Gift of the
Magi – Read the story. Then explain whether each numbered paragraph
contributes to the development of the setting, theme or plot of the
a Book – Theme, setting and plot all need to come together like
a puzzle in order for a book to work.
Chapter By Chapter
– Think about the book you have just read. How is the plot developed
from chapter to chapter?
The Camel and
the Pig – Theme, setting and plot all need to come together
like a puzzle in order for a story to work.
The Real Princess
– The scene in which the young princess arrives at the castle during