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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

A Telegram

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Fifteen passage: “Little Women” is the best-...

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

The Catastrophe

by Louisa May Alcott from Jack and Jill: A Village Story

Chapter I passage: While she is best known for her w...

494 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Double Detention!

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Good-natured and exuberant Ralphie finds himself wit...

585 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Jo’s Last Scrape

by Louisa May Alcott from Jo's Boys

Chapter 3 passage: Louisa May Alcott wrote three boo...

431 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Sculptor Anne Seymour Damer Meets Napoleon

Anne Seymour Damer was a well-known English sculptor. In May of 1815, she was commanded by Napoleon to visit him in Paris. This...

398 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Anna and the Doe Fawn

Anna found a doe fawn stuck in the back fence. Was it hurt? Could she keep it? Students will find the answer to those questions...

603 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Tammy and the Fairy

Tammy finds a dollar under a rock each morning on her way to school. When she buys candy and toys, her mother becomes suspiciou...

619 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Who is Solomon Vanlandingham?

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A mysterious thief is pulling heists all over London...

1,990 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Saving Easter

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Will the Easter Bunny be ready in time for the big d...

837 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Summary

At the Sign of the “Spy-Glass”

by Robert Louis Stevenson from Treasure Island

Chapter VIII passage: In 1883, Scottish author Rober...

358 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements