The Plot Mountain. Plot - Review. Definition – A series of related events that make up a story or drama Example - When you write a short summary of a story, you would be describing Plot. Plot Mountain. 3. Climax. 4. Falling Action. 2. Rising Action. 5. Resolution. 1. Exposition.
Definition – A series of related events that make up a story or drama
Example - When you write a short summary of a story, you would be describing Plot
4. Falling Action
2. Rising Action
Definition – The introduction of characters and setting. The who and where of the story.
Example – Cinderella lives unhappily with her evil stepmother and stepsisters.
Definition – The introduction of the conflict or problem, and the events that advance the action of the plot
Example – Cinderella wants to go to the ball, but can’t. Her fairy godmother helps her.
Definition – The moment of greatest intensity when we learn what the outcome of the conflict is going to be
Example- Cinderella falls in love with the Prince, but loses her glass slipper and returns to rags.
Definition – The events caused by the climax and leading up to the resolution.
Example – The Prince finds Cinderella. She and the Prince marry. Her stepmother and stepsisters become her servants.
Definition – The final part of the story. The conflict is resolved.
Example – Cinderella and the Prince live happily ever after.
“For the Birds” – Guided
“Partly Cloudy” - Independent
Exposition – Small birds and larger bird on telephone wire
Rising Action – Small birds make fun of larger bird, peck at him so that he will fall off wire
Climax – Small birds realize that they will also fall off the wire
Falling Action – Small birds fly off wire and lose feathers
Resolution – Larger bird laughs at smaller birds
Exposition – Clouds and storks set in a sky full of clouds
Rising Action – Main cloud makes dangerous baby animals that often hurt his stork
Climax – Main cloud gets upset because he thinks his stork has left him for another cloud
Falling Action – Stork returns to his cloud with protective gear
Resolution – Cloud continues to make dangerous animals which his stork can now safely carry