These sites provide resources about story elements targeted to upper elementary students. Learn about story elements and sub elements. Includes examples, literacy terms, interactive exercises, and graphic organizers. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Writing: Character Traits and Literature: Irony.
This 1-page PDF file provides an online tool and ideas to separate a mystery into six distinct elements to help students see how a writer constructs a mystery. Click on a URL on the top of a page to go to "Mystery Cube" tool.
These sites focus on character traits and include lists of adjectives that students can use to improve their writing. There are also many activity ideas for having students identify the traits of main characters in stories. Includes lesson plans, graphic organizers, and a link to an eThemes Resource on adjectives.
What is irony? Students can learn about the different types of irony using these web sites. Teachers can explore lesson plans on irony. Included are eThemes on literature themes and reading in the content area.