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Story Pyramid

Suggested Grades

3+

Objective

Students will examine and better understand a story by making a story pyramid.

Materials

Method

You may want to do this activity with the class, in small groups, or individually.

                        1. ____
                     2. ____  ____
                  3. ___  ____  ____
               4. ___  ___  ____  ____
            5. ____  ____  ____  ____  ____
         6. ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____
      7. ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____
   8. ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____  ____
  1. Write in the name of the main character?
  2. Write in two words describing the main character.
  3. Write in three words describing the setting.
  4. Write in four words stating the story problem.
  5. Write in five words describing one event in the story.
  6. Write in six words describing a second event.
  7. Write in seven words describing a third event.
  8. Write in eight words describing the solution to the problem.

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