Story Elements Task Cards

16 DIFFERENTIATED Half-Page Story Elements Task Cards! Each task card includes an original short story as well as open-ended question prompts for each story element including Characters, Setting, Problem, Key Events, and Solution.

This resource includes the following formatting options:

  • Half page task cards
  • Full-Page printable versions with lines for answers
  • DIGITAL version via Google Slides

These Story Elements Task Cards are differentiated for your convenience.

The first set of task cards (16 cards) includes basic questions for students to identify story elements.

The second set of task cards (16 cards, SAME STORIES) asks comprehension and inferential questions about the story elements.

These task cards are the perfect addition to any story elements study for grades 3+! They are well-suited for close reading.

Answer Keys & Recording Sheets Included


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