Analyze story elements
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Analyzes story elements by comparing/contrasting themes, climax, rising-falling action, point of view and all level 5 requirements. (GLE2.7.3), (GLE2.8.1), (GLE2.10.1), (GLE2.10.2)
Return to Reading Level 6
- Fiction has THEMES, and that theme is a recurring idea in a novel which an author repeats in an attempt to share a message with the reader
- How to identify the climax, rising and falling action, point of view, plot, protagonist and antagonist and sub characters, and setting of the story
ABLE TO DO
- Identify all story elements in any work of fiction, and show understanding by comparing/contrasting those elements in the context of at least 2 different novels
- Identify plot (expostion, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
- Identify setting (how it affects the characters or plot)
- Identify protagonist and antagonist (traits and motivation)
- Identify point of view (1st, 2nd, 3rd, omniscient, etc.)
Readers Handbook Grade 7 pages 376-382; Grade 10 pages 345-350
Readers Handbook Grade 7 pages 369 & 375; Grade 10 page 314
Point of View:
Readers Handbook Grade 7 pages 398-399; Grade 10 pages 379-380
Compare and Contrast:
Level 6 targeted treasure hunts featuring plot: Yellow Bird and Me; The Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe
Level 6 targeted treasure hunts featuring theme: Clockwork; Children of the Fire
Level 6 targeted treasure hunts featuring point of view: The Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe
Standard 6.10 is assessed through the Book Clubs.
Have students fill out a Plot Diagram on a book they are reading.
(Taken from SBA Reading Grade 6 Practice Test)
9. What does Youngest Brother do to help his brothers at the end of the passage? a. He gives them some land. b. He gives them some money. c. He gives them jobs on the farm. d. He gives them a share of the harvest.