SWBAT understand the five important elements of a story in order to establish what they are in a given story.
The five elements of a story are plot, character, setting, conflict, and theme. These five elements tend to define the main points of a story and what it is all about. They usually help to really break apart the story into sections and figure out what is going on.
This video is a rap about the five elements of a story. The five elements in this video are the important components to pay attention to when reading a story to better understand it.
This video describes what plot is and uses Spongebob as an example to explain it.
This video focuses in on the theme of a story and how to establish what the theme is of a particular story.
The elements of a story are just like the parts of a sandwich. No one want to only eat two slices of bread, so you need the cheese, lettuce, tomato, meat, pickles, and onion!
-Write down one question you do not know about story elements
-Write down one you do know and can challenge a classmate with and bring it with you to class tomorrow