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Plot: A Chain of Events

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What happens next? Introduce your readers to the literary element of plot with a colorful, funny, and engaging presentation that includes two great story models. Viewers will especially enjoy the retelling of the story of the three pigs.
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Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five

For Students 6th - 9th
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for learners to...
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Poetry Shopping Spree

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars demonstrate the ability to evaluate authors' use of literary elements such as metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. They are provided with a checklist and must shop for poems that contain the poetry terms...
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Conflict and Plot

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Analyze conflict and plot in literature. To begin, review the terms conflict, plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution with the class. Working in groups and using TI-83 Plus (because the activity is...
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Outline Your Plot

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Prepare for a wild ride on the plot roller coaster! Budding authors outline their novel plots through this set of visual and entertaining worksheets. They follow the story of Boris the Unicorn, which demonstrates the various stages of a...
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Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
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Identifying the Elements of a Plot

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Pupils can watch as the character in this presentation climbs the plot diagram mountain. After a definition of plot, the mountaineer pauses at each of the following levels for clarification: exposition, rising action, climax, falling...
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Plot Activity

For Teachers 8th
Pair an activity on plot structure with any short story, novel, or narrative writing unit. After studying the five plot points of a story (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution), eighth graders identify which...
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"The False Gems" by Guy de Maupassant

For Students 10th - 11th
Readers must go beyond the surface level of Guy de Maupassant's story, "The False Gems," to answer the questions on this learning exercise. They must draw inferences, evaluate character's actions, and analyze how irony and symbolism give...
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Lesson Plan 6: Introducing the Elements of Plot-Part Two

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
November is National Novel Writing Month, so if your young authors are embarking on this journey, be sure they understand plot elements. This collaborative lesson fits into the context of the larger NaNoWriMo project; however, the ideas...
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Vantage Points- Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Explore elements of fiction and plot with your middle schoolers through the Japanese short story The Wise Old Woman. Although this lesson is designed around the Holt Literature Book (which includes this story), the links and procedural...
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Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
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Lesson Plan 8: Elements of a Plot (part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Part of a much longer unit, this lesson focuses on plot development and structure in relation to details that convey climax and resolution. The class discusses plot elements, compares what they know to books they have read, and then...
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Elements of a Plot: Part 2

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Kids can be great writers with a little coaching. Get talking about plot elements, specifically climax, conflict, and resolution. They watch the last part of a Sponge Bob episode and dissect the conflict resolution, then use what they've...
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Come Fly with Me . . . Open a Book: Travels through Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This detailed overview of a curriculum unit suggests using travel literature to engage and stimulate your third graders’ interest in reading. The suggested reading list includes fiction and non-fiction materials and offers urban children...
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Settings That Enhance Mood

For Teachers 7th - 10th
It was a dark and stormy night - or maybe it was a bright and sunny day. Either way, the mood has to be established. Clear directions, interesting examples and detailed prompts lead writers into creating moody settings. As part of a...
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Test Review Sheet: Collection Four and Rhetoric

For Students 8th
Reinforce rhetorical reading with your eighth grader honors class (or standard-level high schoolers). Using quotes from American presidents and political leaders, pupils identify the rhetorical devices highlighted in each quote....
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Parts of Plot

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Questions are given on each slide of this presentation, asking learners to identify parts of plot. The questions have two answers per slide for readers to choose between, multiple-choice style. The last two slides are labeled "Great Job"...
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Parts of the Plot: Constructing A Plot Diagram

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading "The King of Mazy May" by Jack London, learners reinforce their literary analysis skills in this SMART board lesson. The provided SMART board file allows themto define elements of a short story, and then add it to the plot...
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Teach 21 Lesson: The Short of It, Lesson 12/12

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How can you write a short story from the "Somebody/Wanted/But/So" format? It might not make sense now, but as students complete the attached chart, their stories will begin to take shape. Additionally, the lesson includes a story...
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Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This...
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The Cay by Theodore Taylor

For Students 5th - 7th
Record the plot elements of The Cay on this activity. Pupils note basic information about the book and answer questions about the introduction, point of view, character, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of...
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 9: Climax

For Teachers 6th Standards
Conduct a close reading of chapter 9 of The Cay. Read the chapter again and ask pupils to respond to a list of included text-dependent questions. Finish the class with the provided writing assignment, which asks learners to use textual...
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Story Elements

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers in particular will benefit from this simple presentation. Forty slides cover story elements like the protagonist, antagonist, and setting, and literary devices are also included. Some examples are given, but for the most...