Events That Advance the Plot. ELA Initiative Power Point A Changing World 7.L.R. 3.2. Events That Advance the Plot. Beginning in elementary school, you have learned about the elements of a story. We will review those in a later slide. Think about one of your favorite novels.
ELA Initiative Power Point
A Changing World
Often a story unfolds in time order
(one event happens after another event)
However, an author may use two techniques to play with time.