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Literary Element Task Cards - Primary Grades

PDF, Google Slides | 6 pages|Grades: 1 - 3

A set of 12 task cards for primary students to use after reading a picture book.

Use these classroom task cards to help students recognize and analyze literary elements found in a literary text.

The set contains 12 cards, in five color-coded categories, exploring:

  • setting
  • character
  • plot
  • theme
  • illustrations.

You may like to print the cards on cardstock and store them on a binder ring for your students to choose from. These activities can be completed in a reading center after a read aloud or listening to a book on tape, or as a whole class activity.

Use  the drop-down menu to choose between the color or black and white PDF version or the google slide version.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have changed some of the questions to better align with the Common Core and TEKS curriculum. We have also added a Google slide version for this resource.

    Change by Natalie Aug 29th, 2020

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