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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

Father Tree and Little Acorn

by Elizabeth Trach

A little acorn has a long way to go before becoming ...

361 Words, K-1st Grades, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion, Story Elements

The Golden Age

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 2 passage: The Titans ruled over a golden ag...

865 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

The Fox and the Horse

by The Brothers Grimm from Fairy Tales

The Brothers Grimm, or Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, knew...

497 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Theme

Block City

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child's Garden of Verses

Before there were Lego sets, there were wooden block...

219 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements, Summary

The Clash of Blades

by Johnston McCulley from The Curse of Capistrano

Chapter 9 passage: This passage from the original Zo...

Fortune Cookie Friends

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Mei Mei is new in town and has a tough time making f...

702 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements

Radio Station Contest

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Zoe and Alexis are sad because they don’t have ticke...

660 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Character Traits, Fact and Opinion, Story Elements

Lola Helps with Chores

by Elizabeth Trach

Lola wants to go to the park, but her mother is very...

336 Words, K-1st Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements

The Turkey Family

by Elizabeth Trach

Baby turkeys are very small, but they're fast learne...

399 Words, 2nd Grade, Character Traits, Story Elements

Summer Camp

by Elizabeth Trach

Claire is going to a sleep away summer camp for the ...