Kids will LOVE this. Fun video and rap about the elements of a story. Explains plot, character, conflict, setting and theme.

love this song! - Setting, Characters, Plot, Solution

Punctuation - Great videos! LL Cool J's 'Punctuation Rap' made me smile :) My kids would love this!!!

A short video on Idioms that is great for upper grades. The definitely keep you guessing! Hilarious!!

That's What Makes an Idiom! video, set to One Direction's "That's What Makes You Beautiful"

New Theme Song for Classroom - Wonder if I can get my 5th graders into this song??

GREAT video on root words, prefixes, and suffixes! Fantastic! It's done like a rap, so it really grabs kids' attention!

Author's Purpose: Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, or Describe {NINE different videos compiled into one activity!}

Love this! So many ideas for the classroom...sequencing, cause/effect, change in characters feelings, plot, the ideas are endless

Storymatic Kids – Gazillions of Stories – Play Games, Make Art, and More – On two Forbes top-ten lists: “How to Talk to People: The Top 10 Toys that Help” and “How to Be an Engaging Storyteller: Top Ten Tools for Kids”

They are perfect for teaching different comprehension skills and strategies. I did an activity using the spy and the pigeon last year that worked fabulously for teaching inferring and this one looks great as well. You can watch it here.

how to make spelling fun (great tips)

[VIDEO]: (NO WORDS, no story, just music playing while it shows you scenes from an every day life for a pilgrim) The Pilgrims (6:41 min long)

Flocabulary - Five Elements of a Story "Five Things" This song covers the five main elements of a story: setting, plot, characters, conflict and theme. Whether you’re studying a short story, a novel, an epic poem, a play or a film, if you don’t find these five elements, you’re not looking hard enough. With a catchy chorus that’s hard to forget, this “five elements of a short story” rap will get you or your students hooked.

story elements

Common Nouns and Proper Nouns

Story Elements Chart Paper. Teaching With a Mountain View: Getting busy!

Story Elements

▶ Conjunction Song from Grammaropolis - "Let's Bring It All Together" - YouTube