How to teach Plot
Using Beginnings Worksheet, students write how the beginning of each story introduces the characters and main idea of the story to compare the two similar stories read.
Knowing plot structures will help your students know how stories are organized as they read. This worksheet is a great companion as they read any book of their own.
Choose two similar stories you have read. Write how the beginning of each story introduces the characters and main idea of the story. Compare how each story’s beginnings are similar and different.
Other resources to use with this Beginnings Worksheet
If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about plot.
Use this Story Plot Order of Events Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.
Introduce this worksheet by reading a short book. Next, students share examples the beginning, the problem, the solution, and the ending. Then, students complete the worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students share about the plot of their book.
Be sure to check out more Plot Resources.
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