Story Elements Worksheets To Print:
Story Elements - Based on the passage, what do you think is the theme of this book? Identify the page numbers where key elements of the plot take place.
- I woke to the sound of water crashing, over and over. The air
was humid and salty. Read each passage. Identify the setting (time + place) for each.
The elements of story, plot, setting, and characters, all function
together to create an experience for the reader.
- Read each passage. Identify the character for each. How does the author reveal them?
Breaking a Story
Down into Its Elements - This will really tear apart the story
for you. Write each character's name on the line. Then, in the box below each
name, briefly describe the character and how they fit into the plot.
Selections - The elements of story function together to create
an experience for the reader.
a Story - Most professional writers plan their stories before
they begin to write.
| Solution - Put in your problem and get out your solution. Sometimes
the conflict is external to the character, for instance, when a character has to
find a buried treasure, or rescue a friend in danger.
Plot: Beginning, Middle, End - Read the beginning and end of the story
below. What do you think might happen in the middle to connect these
two parts? Fill in the missing paragraphs.
of the Wild - Roar for your wild intensity. In most stories, the all of these things are introduced - or at
the very least, hinted at, in the beginning of the story.
or End? - Think about the functions of the beginning and the
end of a story, then read each passage. Decide which is it the beginning,
and which is the end? How do you know?
Elements Quiz - Identify the story elements in this passage. This is a nice quiz that can help you review this topic well.
Plot Quiz - Will told us all about the party. He said there were about ten people there. I asked him about Robert, and confirmed
that Robert was in attendance.
and Tone - What kinds of things make up an author's style? What are some examples of the kinds of tones an author
may convey? How does an author signal tone?