READING: LITERATURE

Craft and Structure

  1. Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
1.2 Craft and Structure
Lesson B

Parts of Stories

Stories have a beginning, a middle, and an end.

You meet the characters, or the people in the story,
at the beginning.

At the beginning, you also learn
about the setting, or where the story happens.

The plot, or the action, builds in each part of the story.
The plot concludes at the end of the story.

Now look at a model to understand story parts.