Here's a fun graphic organizer to use with older students. The parts of the Story Hat Map include characters, setting, conflict, resolution, and theme. Many of Dr. Seuss's more advanced books would work well with this story map.
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Emily Stewart, this is a super easy/cute way to work on story elements using (my favorite!) Post-It notes! You can take the Post-Its down and re-use the chart for a new story! Sure beats using boring chart paper!
If you have never read Too Many Pumpkins, it's a must read. So cute! One of my favorites. It's great to teach making predictions because most of the pages end with "until...". We filled in our story map after reading the story.