In this activity, students record similarities and differences of story elements by completing a graphic organizer, which is included in the document. This resource can be adapted for younger grades as well. Common Core State Standards addressed: RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.9, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.9, RL.5.10
Side-by-Side Stories - Narrative Text Structure
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.