Ch 3: Settings in Literature Lesson Plans & Resources

About This Chapter

If you need some assistance formulating your curriculum to teach about settings in literature, check out this chapter of lesson plans and resources. Written by professional teachers who know how to interest students, this chapter is accessible 24 hours a day on your mobile device or computer.

Settings in Literature Lesson Plans & Resources - Chapter Summary

Take a look at the lesson plans and resources on settings in literature that we've included in this interesting and useful chapter. You'll find lessons on settings in stories and literature as well as ideas for games and activities to use to further encourage your students understanding of these concepts. Because these resources are available for you to access at any time from anywhere, you can maximize your lesson planning and curriculum design time. You'll also have confidence knowing that what you're teaching your students meets educational standards, since all of our lesson plans are written by experienced instructors.

How It Helps

  • Encourages analysis: Not only will your students learn about settings in the context of literature and stories, they'll also learn how to analyze them and understand how the setting impacts the story.
  • Promotes engagement: You'll bring literature settings to life and interest your students with the activities and games provided here.
  • Simplifies planning: Rather than research and write your own literature setting lesson plans, use the resources included in this chapter and spend the time you gain on other important tasks.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning lessons about settings in literature easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for the topics on literature settings you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your literature class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related lessons about settings in literature with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important concepts about settings in literature from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant literature settings-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

6 Lessons in Chapter 3: Settings in Literature Lesson Plans & Resources
Setting in Literature Lesson Plan

1. Setting in Literature Lesson Plan

The critical element of setting can make or a break a story. This lesson plan is designed to summarize key facts about setting in literature. A video lesson engages students, and a fun activity reinforces the power of setting.

Setting of a Story Lesson Plan

2. Setting of a Story Lesson Plan

Teaching story elements? Use this lesson plan to define setting, analyze aspects, and discuss why establishing setting is important. Finish with a high-level thinking and visual activity.

How to Analyze Settings in Literature: Explanation and Examples

3. How to Analyze Settings in Literature: Explanation and Examples

In this lesson, we will learn what a setting is, why it is important and how to analyze it. The setting can be extremely important in literature and helps develop characters, the plot and the theme.

How Setting Affects Story - Lesson Plan

4. How Setting Affects Story - Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, students will learn about the components of setting and how it affects a story's plot, characters, and theme. The lesson plan includes discussion, group work and individual work, and a writing project.

Setting Activities & Games

5. Setting Activities & Games

The setting not only provides a backdrop for a story to unfold, but it can also impact other elements of the story. Use these activities and games to help students explore setting as a narrative element.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words Lesson Plan

6. A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words Lesson Plan

In this lesson, teachers will introduce the lesson title as an age old adage. Then showcase historical pictures for students to analyze and discuss. An activity is also included to demonstrate learning.

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