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Reinforcing the Concepts of Style, Tone, and Point of View at Home (Part 4 of 4)

The style of a story is how the author uses different language within the story. Literarydevices.net has a list of the different types of styles that children will see in fiction stories that include examples. This site is designed for parents or older children, but will give you the basic information needed to help your younger child to determine the style of the story

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Reinforcing the Concepts of Plot, Theme & Setting at Home (Part 2 of 4)

Plot, theme and setting are important to the overall understanding of a fictional story. Reinforcing these concepts can be help your children develop a life long love of reading. The plot encompasses the events that occur within a story. When your child is reading, you can assist them to recognize the plot by asking them what has happened in the story. They should be

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Elements of Literature (Part 1 of 4)

As your child is reading a story, whether for pleasure or for school, it is important for them to be able to recognize and respond to questions about the elements of literature. Elements of literature include plot, theme, setting, characterization, conflict, mood, style, tone, and point of view. This series will cover the different elements of literature and activities that you can do at

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