September 12, 2013 - plot diagram H omework: Study for quiz on Friday - plot diagram Ob jective: Students will evaluate and apply the elements of the story plot Wa rm Up (in your composition book)
September 12, 2013 - plot diagram
Homework:Study for quiz on Friday - plot diagram
Students will evaluate and apply the elements of the story plot
Warm Up (in your composition book)
Turn to pg. 31 in your Lit book. Read the passage "The Bracelet" and answer the close read questions #1 and 2.
Parts of a story
setting characters conflict
setting - the time and place of the action.
characters - the people, animals or creatures who take part in the story's action.
conflict - the problem or struggle a character faces in the story.
conflict can be internal or external
but...the power of a story comes from the action - what happens as the story develops. This is known as the plot - the series of events in a story
the plot diagram
Turn in your Literature book to pg. 28
hints at central conflict
the main problem carried through the entire story
rising action -
the turning point of the story
makes the outcome of the conflict clear
falling action -
eases the tension
shows how the main character resolves the conflict
reveals how everything turns out
In your notes, draw a new plot chart. Fill this out as we read "Boar Out There." (pgs. 32-33)
Boar Out There plot chart