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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

The Willful Little Breeze

by Thornton Burgess from Old Mother West Wind

Thornton Burgess loved nature and liked to write abo...

379 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Little Mermaid and Her Sisters

by Hans Christian Andersen from The Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen was a famous Danish writer o...

575 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Summary

The Rescue of the Tin Woodman

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz which was published in 19...

678 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Children will learn about how plants grow from a seed to a flowering plant. Children will answer questions about details, seque...

224 Words, K-1st Grades, 0 - 410L, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, Story Elements

A New Language

Students will read a story about the challenges faced when you move to a new country. Students will answer questions about main...

654 Words, 7th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Friendship in a Bottle

Students will read a story about a message in a bottle and how it brought two strangers together. Students will answer question...

537 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Dmitri's Watch

Students will read a story about a boy who learns a lesson about being more careful. Students will answer questions about chara...

513 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Theme

Sweet Country Air

Students will read a story about a boy who visits his aunt’s ranch and learns a lesson about hard work. In the process, he lear...

526 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

A Good Place to Hide

An escaped hamster is the focus of this passage. Students will read a story about the search for this wily pet and answer quest...

253 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

The Case of the Missing Magazines

by RV staff writer

Students will read a detective story and see if they...

555 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements