Annenberg Media: Elements of a Story

Students will learn more about the elements of a story with this fun and interactive website. They'll start by listening to an animated version of Cinderella, and then break the story down to learn more about its elements. Information and activities on setting, characters, sequence, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution show how the elements work together to form a story. Use details from the story to answer interactive questions and demonstrate an understanding of each element. An online quiz over the story elements in Cinderella will help to assess learning.

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