1st Grade Trophy Links

Unit 5: Fiction/Short Story

Name: Fiction according to Wikipedia
Description: Wikipedia entry for fiction. Contains a brief description of various types of fiction including myth, fables, fairy tales. Also gives elements of fiction and definition including character, plot, setting, conflict, resolution.
Activity: 01   GLE: 07, 08a   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiction#Categories_of_fiction  

Name: Advanced Story Map
Description: Worksheet contains explicitly detailed questions about the various elements of a short story. Printable. Useful!
Activity: 03   GLE: 02a, 02b, 02c, 02d, 02e, 06, 07   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: http://www.interventioncentral.org/htmdocs/interventions/rdngcompr/storymap1.shtml  

Name: Short Story Map
Description: Click on the thumbnail of the map to reveal the printable version.
Activity: 03   GLE: 20a, 20b, 20c, 20d, 20e, 06, 07   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: http://content.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=2994  

Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 5: Fiction/Short Story
Name: Short Story Elements
Description: Very thorough descriptions of short story elements including plot, setting, conflict, character, point of view, theme. Site even goes into detail of different types of points of view, characters, themes, and all the details of a setting. Could use for notes or have students navigate themselves.
Activity: 03   GLE: 02a, 02b, 02c, 02d, 02e, 06, 07   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/engramja/elements.html#SHORT  

Name: The Writing Project: Fictional Narrative
Description: Bookmark this site on classroom computers (or print it out) as a reminder of what students should include in their fictional narratives.
Activity: 07   GLE: 40b, 39c   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: http://homepages.bw.edu/~emondt/finaltc/fnar.htm  

Name: First Personal Fictional Narrative
Description: Bookmark this site for students to use as a reference in steps to writing a personal narrative. Could be used for a true story or made up events. Also includes tips at the bottom that "super writers use", which include many elements of figurative language.
Activity: 07, 08   GLE: 18, 19, 20b, 38   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: http://members.cox.net/lzitren/1st_personal_fictional_narrative.htm  


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