Saturday, September 16, 2017

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “5 Literary Elements Worksheets”

by Stacey Lloyd
6th - 10th Grade


FOCUSING ON CHARACTERS This worksheet is intended to be a ‘character log’. It contains boxes for students to make notes on various characters in a literary work, prompting them to think about descriptions of characters, important quotes, how other characters respond to them, etc.

LITERARY ELEMENTS This worksheet covers the five main elements of a story – plot, characters, setting, conflict and theme. Students can either complete this worksheet when analyzing a literary work, or when planning their own writing.

FOCUSING ON NARRATIVE PERSPECTIVE This worksheet guides students through analyzing the narrative perspective of a piece of writing. It could be used to help students deeper their understanding of the effect of the narrator in a piece of literature, or to help students think through their own choice of narrator when writing.

FOCUSING ON THE PLOT STRUCTURE This graphic organizer serves two purposes: Students can use it to plan their own plot structures when writing a story, or it can be used to guide analysis of the plot structure of a piece of literature.

THINKING ABOUT SETTING This worksheet is the barebones of a mind map. Students have to make notes on this page, adding to the branches, and extending it. This worksheet can be used either for planning a setting for writing, or for analysis of a setting in a literary work. **NOTE: Thos worksheet comes from the SETTING Worksheets Product*

***Looking for other engaging resources? See these:
Figurative Language in Famous Fiction TASK CARDS
Persuasive Writing Lesson Plan Pack
GRAMMAR ASSESSMENT: Ready-To-Use Worksheets!

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