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Story Elements Reading Passages

Main story elements include characters, setting (where and when the story takes place), plot (the main conflict in the story that triggers the characters' actions), and theme. Resolution of the plot is also often included as a story element.

(202) Results for Story Elements Reading Passages

Ladybug Math

by Elizabeth Trach

Pip and Dot are two fun-loving ladybugs who decide t...

Emma's Big Game

by Elizabeth Trach

Emma's baseball team is playing in the championship ...

408 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Peter’s Coal Mine

by Edith Nesbit from The Railway Children

Chapter II passage: Published in 1906, "The Railway ...

409 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Wonders of the Chicago World’s Fair – 1893

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When three siblings get to visit the opening day of ...

1,235 Words, 5th-6th Grades, Story Elements, Summary

Going to the Big City

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A young boy experiences some of the sights and sound...

Curious Cats

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Three cats just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. T...

510 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

Playing Pilgrims

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter One passage: Among the most beloved of class...

414 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

Joey's Trip to the Dentist

by Elizabeth Trach

Joey is excited to have a special lunch with his dad...

378 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Summary

Sarah Plants a Seed

by Elizabeth Trach

When the weather gets warm, Sarah's mother loves to ...

388 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Three Little Birds

by Elizabeth Trach

Three talkative birds learn that not everyone likes ...

379 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Theme