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Narrative Structure Sorting Task

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PDF | 2 pages | Years: 3 - 4

A sorting task to help students learn about narrative structure.

Use this teaching resource to reinforce the structural features of a narrative text.

Students cut out and read each paragraph of the narrative text, The King of the Birds. They must then glue each paragraph into the correct row of the scaffold table provided, under the following headings:

  • title
  • orientation
  • complication
  • events
  • climax
  • resolution.


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  • Giacinta
    Is there any chance you could do a similar activity to this for a Year 2 level?
    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)
      Hu Giacinta, Thank you for your suggestion. If you would like to see this resource created by our team, you can submit a request here: https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/ Kind regards, Steph
  • Rachel Blom
    This resource is fantastic! More sequencing the structure of texts would be awesome! Thank you for this one!
    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)
      Thank you for your lovely feedback, Rachel! We will certainly take your advice on board and endeavour to create some more great sequencing resources. Kind regards, - Steph

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