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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.5 Describe The Overall...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.5 - Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.5 Describe The Overall Structure Of A Story, Including Describing... Reading:Literature - 2nd Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

  1. Barnaby Bear Stories - Informational stories about Australia and Paris; audio can be turned on or off, words and illlustrations included.
  2. Fairy Tale Dice - Make this activity to be used at group time or in centers.
  3. Lesson Plan - Using Basal Reader - These lessons are for a particular basal, but the question format is useful for any reading material.
  4. Lesson Plan-Story Structure - Teaching About Story Structure Using Fairy Tales
  5. Online Stories - Read these online stories and demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
  6. Retelling a Story - This reading response print out can help children develop an understanding of beginning, middle and end.
  7. Sebastian Swan Stories - No audio, but colorful illustrations and stories to read on your own.
  8. Story Clock;Beginning, Middle, End - Print out this storyclock for your students to fill in the elements of the story.
  9. Story Element Unit Lesson - n interactive Web site where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story.
  10. Story Map - Print out this sheet to map out a story.
  11. Story Planning - Interactive Game online; plan out the story using the corrct story elements. First part suitable for 2nd grade, rest of game suitable for 3rd grade.
  12. Storytelling Jar; Beginning Middle and End - Script different topics onto scraps of colorful paper.Place these into a decorated jar, then take turns drawing a card and telling a story about the topic.
  13. Three Billy Goats Gruff - Lesson plan; Students will examine language in three different versions of the traditional "Gruff" tale. These will be compared and contrasted through Venn diagrams. Each text will be introduced, examined, and contrasted in a different lesson.



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