Story Elements ELA5R1a: Setting, Characterization, Conflict ELA5R1i Judgments & Inferences ELA5R1g: Theme ELA5R1f: Dialogue & Description
Setting The setting is where and when a story happens.
Characters The characters are the people or animals in a story.
Conflict The conflict is the problem in the story.
Resolution The solution to the problem in the story.
Theme The lesson or the moral of a story.
Lets Practice Answer the following questions on a sheet of paper. BE sure to put your name at the top!
1.)When the author wrote that Mrs. Grangers smile was a little too sweet, he was suggesting that she? (Character) a.) felt happy b.) believed that Nick was a good student c.) felt sorry for Nick d.) knew what Nick was trying to do
2.) How did Nick probably feel after Mrs. Granger gave him extra work? (Character & Inferential) a.) embarrassed b.) angry c.) thankful d.) excited
3.) How were Nick & Mrs. Granger alike? (Inferential) a.) They both enjoyed tests. b.) They both were clever. c.) They both loved dictionaries d.) The both were shy.
4.) What conclusion can you draw about Mrs. Granger? (Inferential) a.) She expected students to work hard. b.) She liked to try new things. c.) She enjoyed shopping for clothes. d.) She thought students should be quiet.
5.) On your paper write the setting of this story.
6.) What is the conflict in this story?
7.) How was the conflict resolved in this story?
8.) When a problem is solved in a story we call this a… a.) climax of the story b.) theme c.) conflict d.) resolution
9.) What did Nick learn in this story or what was the theme?
10.) How did Mrs. Granger know that Nick was trying to sidetrack her? (Character & Inferential)