Story Elements
Text Structure
Main Idea
Theme
Characters
100

This story element  involves time, place, which can include the season, the time of day, or inside or outside?

What is Setting?

100

When two or more things are being compared or contrasted

What is compare and contrast?

100
the story is mainly about this

What is Main Idea?

100

The general message or meaning of a story or passage. 

What is theme?

200

The person, animal, or things participating in a story.  

What is character?

200

When there is a conflict and a solution shown

What is problem and solution?

200

The how, what, when, how much about a Main Idea. 

What is supporting details?

300

The dramatic struggle between two forces in the story

What is conflict?
300

When there is a reason and a result in which something happens

What is cause and effect?
400

When a character in the story is telling the story?

What is first person point of view?

400

The central message, the controlling topic in a story. Teaches a life-long lesson. 

What is theme?

500

When a person who is not in the story is telling the story

What is third-person point of view?

500

When using like or as and comparing two thing, this is being made. 

What is a simile?

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