Settings help to bring the reader into the story and they really come alive when you use a storyboard to illustrate them. In this activity, students will identify the setting of "All Summer in a Day", and support their choices with details from the text.
Sights and Sounds
- The story is set on the planet Venus, but it is a fictional version of it, as it does not have the environment which we know it to have.
- There is constant rain and near hurricane forces at all times.
- Most of the story shows the characters in their concrete, drab, underground schoolroom with some mention of the tunnels and other underground living areas.
Create a storyboard illustrating the setting of "All Summer in a Day."
- Use the template provided by your teacher.
- Describe the different aspects of setting in "All Summer in a Day".
- Illustrate each aspect of the setting with appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
- Save and submit your storyboard.
Lesson Plan Reference
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual, Partner, or Group
Type of Activity: Setting Map
Common Core Standards
[ELA-Literacy/RL/6/5] Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot
[ELA-Literacy/RL/7/3] Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot)
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