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Story Elements

Respond to, analyze, interpret, or compare and contrast story elements, ( e.g., setting, characters, character traits, plot, resolution, point of view.)   Analyze multiple texts from a variety of genres and media for their effect on meaning.  Know the relationship of plot, conflict, and theme in a play.

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Ages: 11 - 18
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What Makes a Hero?
From ted.com, produced by TED education
What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that ma... [more]
December 21, 2012 at 03:35 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Five Main Elements of a Story (Rap)
From flocabulary.com, produced by Flocabulary
This is an excellent video/song teaching about the 5 main elements of a story: Plot, Character, Conflict, Theme, and Setting.  It gives defintions and some current examples.  The lyrics are included so you could easily print them out for your student... [more]
December 14, 2010 at 11:46 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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AMC "Story Matters Here: Story Elements"
From vimeo.com, produced by AMC
This is a short piece that shows story elements through a series of clips from famous movies and text that appears on screen.  This would be a great intro to any study on story elements and students could discuss those elements from any of the movies... [more]
November 13, 2012 at 03:37 PM
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Ages: 5 - 9
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Parts of a Story (in Song)
From YouTube, produced by Heidi Butkis
This is a good (and fun) way for younger learners (K-3) to learn the parts of a story in song. This video features a song from the HeidiSongs "Little Songs for Language Arts, Singable Books and Seasonal Fun!" music CD. (01:56)
January 24, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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Ages: 7 - 12
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Main Idea Rap- Flocabulary
From flocabulary.com, produced by Flocabulary.com
Flocabulary Rap on Main Idea
September 5, 2013 at 08:14 PM
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Ages: 5 - 10
2070 Views:
Parts of a Story Song (Characters, Beginning, Middle, End)
From youtube.com, produced by Heidi's Songs
In this cute video, students will learn about story elements--beginning, middle, end, characters, and setting. Young learners will enjoy this catchy song. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review story elements in the early childhood class... [more]
October 29, 2012 at 08:32 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Coyote Catches Road Runner
From YouTube, produced by Looney Tunes
This was a historial moment during the classic cartoon: Coyote actually catches the road runner!  But now what?... (01:40) This video clip could be used as an introduction to various, thought provoking lessons at multiple age levels: cause and effe... [more]
August 17, 2011 at 05:38 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Five Things (Elements of a Short Story)
From YouTube, produced by NateShow
This "rap" song teaches about the elements of a short story. Students will enjoy the lyrics as they learn about setting, plot, character, conflict, and theme. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review story elements and text features in the... [more]
June 23, 2011 at 08:28 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Literary Elements
From teachersdomain.org, produced by New York Network
In this professionally-made video, an English teacher defines the term literary elements and shows examples from the works of Walt Whitman.  Literary elements are the methods authors use to convey their meanings such as imagery and metaphors.  The na... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 09:38 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Story Elements in 70 Seconds
From YouTube
This short video leaves out a couple of literary elements, but, it is a good general overview of the main parts of a story. This video is suitable for fourth-grade students and older.
December 26, 2009 at 11:20 PM
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