Online College Courses for Credit

Critical Parts of Stories

Critical Parts of Stories

Author: Maci Fusi

Standard RL 4.3: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’sthoughts, words, or actions).

The overall academic goal of this lesson is for students to understand the characters, setting, and overall story of a book they read. 

Fair Use Disclaimer: Portions of these materials have been incorporated under the Fair Use Guidelines and are restricted from further use.

See More
Fast, Free College Credit

Developing Effective Teams

Let's Ride
*No strings attached. This college course is 100% free and is worth 1 semester credit.

46 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

299 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 33 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.



1) Watch the video, and click on the other three links provided. 

2) After clicking on all of the links and watching the video take the multiple choice quiz.

3) After you take the multiple choice quiz and feel that you are a master of the critical parts of a story, click on the Google Form link to answer the the "big question."

What are main events in a story?

Click on the picture above to learn more about events in a story. 

Why are characters in a story important?

Click on the picture to explore more about characters in a story. 

What is setting?

Click on the picture below to learn more about setting.

Big Idea: Click the picture to answer the Google Forms question.

Fair Use Disclaimer: Portions of these materials have been incorporated under the Fair Use Guidelines and are restricted from further use.