Plot — 3rd or 4th Grade

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After reading a version of "The Tortoise and the Hare," scholars complete a plot diagram. They pinpoint the tale's beginning, rising action, climax, falling action, and ending. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Recreate the plot diagram and showcase vocabulary terms on a bulletin board 
  • To gauge comprehension, have class members complete the plot diagram for a book they finish reading independently
  • Direct individuals to keep the page in their interactive journal for reference when needed 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copies—one page per pupil
  • Includes an answer key 
  • Provides definitions to six terms 
  • Important words are highlighted using bold font 
  • Offers limited space to write answers 
Common Core