A lot of stories have the same parts. These parts have names like climax, rising action, inciting incident and so forth. We study these parts to gain an appreciation for how stories are told. We hope that students emulate these structures in their own writings.
How great would it be to read a narrative essay that had a climax? Before students can write those in their stories consistently, they have to learn about turning points. This page contains free activities to help students master story structure.
I hope these activities help your students master story structure. Also check out these free story structure worksheets: