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Ch 4: 5th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts

About This Chapter

This collection of 5th grade English lessons helps students review literary text topics, such as point-of-view and theme. These helpful lessons and quizzes simplify important English topics so your 5th grader can quickly study and remember the material.

5th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts - Chapter Summary

The short and engaging lessons in this chapter cover English topics related to the comprehension and interpretation of literary text. As your 5th grade students work through the chapter, they'll define the elements of story and learn how a text's writing structure affects its meaning. They'll also practice comparing and contrasting several literary elements, such as setting and characters. The chapter comes with interactive self-assessment quizzes to help your students retain the information.

Chapter Topics

  • Story elements and theme
  • How to compare and contrast setting, events, characters and stories in the same genre
  • Writing structure and its effect on meaning
  • Point-of-view in event descriptions
  • The use of visuals and multimedia in texts

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: 5th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts
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Story Elements Lesson for Kids

1. Story Elements Lesson for Kids

Have you ever wondered what makes up the different parts of stories? In this lesson, you will learn about the different types of story elements, including characters, setting, problem, events, and solution.

Theme Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

2. Theme Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Every story has a theme, sometimes multiple themes! Once you understand theme, you'll begin to understand what you read much better. Read on to learn what theme is and how to identify theme in a story.

Comparing & Contrasting Characters, Settings & Events: Lesson for Kids

3. Comparing & Contrasting Characters, Settings & Events: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever noticed that two completely different people can have many things in common? In this lesson we're going to search for details from stories that can be alike and different. Let's take a look at how we can compare and contrast what we read.

What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?

4. What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?

In this lesson, we will define the role of structure in literature. From there, we will look at the different ways to structure fiction and how it affects the meaning.

Point-of-View Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

5. Point-of-View Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Do you love to listen to stories and try to figure out who is telling them? If so, you are going to love learning about point of view. This lesson will teach you what point of view is in stories, the types of point of view, and how to identify the point of view.

How Point-of-View Influences Event Description: Lesson for Kids

6. How Point-of-View Influences Event Description: Lesson for Kids

When you read a new book, it is important to consider its literary elements. One element to consider is point of view. In this lesson you will read about point of view, and consider how point of view affects a story passage.

How Visual & Multimedia Elements Contribute to a Text: Lesson for Kids

7. How Visual & Multimedia Elements Contribute to a Text: Lesson for Kids

When you are reading, sometimes it can help to have pictures, videos, or sounds to help you understand the text. In this lesson, you will learn how visual and multimedia elements contribute to a text.

Comparing & Contrasting Stories in the Same Genre: Lesson for Kids

8. Comparing & Contrasting Stories in the Same Genre: Lesson for Kids

This lesson will provide students with an introduction to comparing and contrasting stories in the same genre, focusing on characters, setting, and plot. A Venn diagram will be introduced as a tool to use when comparing and contrasting.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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