Story Analysis Worksheets To Print:
Point of View Pup - Tells us
who is telling the story through out the entire work. Read each passage. What is the point of view? If it is third‐person, underline
whenever a characters' thoughts or feelings are narrated. Write the letter of the correct
answer on the line.
Point of View Mouse - Same
idea here, but we include Mrs. Potter in the story. The passages to the right
all relate the same event, but each
one is told from a different point of
view. Read each passage. Identify
the point of view and write the
letter of the correct answer on the
Character Traits - We start
to break think like characters here. Reach each short description of an event. Identify a character trait that is revealed by each action. Explain your
answer by referencing the text.
Flow Diagram - Diagram out
the life of this here story for all students to enjoy. Below is a story diagram. It begins with the inciting event of the story, shows the rising action, the climax, the
falling action and the conclusion. On the lines above each one, write a few lines about what is going on at each
point in the work.
Goal! - Order the events of
the story, after reading it. This is the tale of Kevin's soccer team the Purple People Eaters.
Why the Woodpecker's
Head is Red - Map out the entire story here. Includes Author's
Purpose, genre, point of view, summary, exposition, rising action,
climax, falling action, and resolution.
Be a Book Reviewer
- A book reviewer's job is to tell other people about a book so
that they can decide whether or not they would like to read it.
- Read each sentence in the left column. What does it reveal about
The Dogs Next Door
- Jonah had the meanest next door neighbor in town, and his mean
next door neighbor, as far as Jonah was concerned, had the meanest
dogs in the world.
- Read the story, paying particular attention to the order of events. You will be asked to order all the events at the end.
The Story of the
First Moles - The order of events is often indicated by signal
words. This exercise will help you find those terms and show you where to spot changes.
The Scout -
A talent scout for a college basketball team is looking for talented
players, but he's also looking for team players.