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  • Elements of Fiction
    Plot Structure
  • Climax
    Plot Triangle
    Resolution
    Rising Action
    (at least 5)
    Conflicts
    ________ vs. _________ (who/what)
    (type)
    ________ vs. _________ (who/what)
    (type)
    ________ vs. _________ (who/what)
    (type)
    Antagonist
    Protagonist
    Exposition
    Theme:
    From this story, I learned……….
    Setting
  • Plot-the plan of the story
    Exposition – introduction of the setting, characters, and conflicts
    Rising Action – the building of the action in the story
    Climax– the turning point of the story towards the end with the most excitement
    Resolution – the solution of the conflicts
  • Setting
    When & where the story takes place
    Protagonist
    • Main character
    Antagonist
    • Character or force working against the main character
  • Conflict
    the struggle or problems between two opposing forces
  • Theme
    The lesson that can be learned from the story; a moral
    It is NOT what the story is about.
  • Title
    Climax
    Name & Period
    5
    4
    Resolution
    Conflicts:
    Character/Force ___________ vs ___________
    Type ( person vs ___________)
    Character/Force ___________ vs ___________
    Type ( person vs ___________)
    Character/Force ___________ vs ___________
    Type (person vs ___________)
    3
    Rising Action
    2
    1
    Antagonist (Description)
    Exposition
    Protagonist (Description)
    Plot Triangle - During Reading ActivityWhile reading, chart the main events of the plot. Refer to the Elements of Fiction handout if you don’t know what a term means.
    Setting
    (when & where)
  • Climax
    Pinkalicious
    By Victoria &
    Elizabeth Kann
    Climax – Pink turns red, and she hates it!
    5-At home that night, she sneaks just one more pink cupcake.
    4-On the way home, Pink is swarmed by birds and bugs in the park because she’s pink.
    Resolution
    3-Mom takes her to the doctor. The doctor says she can’t have more cupcakes & she must eat more green goods.
    Resolution – Pink follows the doctor’s orders and eats green veggies. She turns back to normal.
    2-Pink binges on pink cupcakes, and always begs for more. She turns pink.
    Rising Action
    (at least 5)
    Conflicts
    Person vs. Person
    Person vs. Society
    Person vs. Fate
    Person vs. Nature
    Person vs. Self
    1-Pink and her mom make delicious pink cupcakes.
    Protagonist – Pink: 5 year old girl, willful, doesn’t want to listen.
    Theme
    Exposition
    Setting – Rainy day at home, Present Day
    From this story, I learned that too much of a good thing can be bad for you, so you need to learn some self-control.
  • Assignment:
    Read “Jones and the Stray” pgs. ___.
    As you read, track the parts of the plot on your plot triangle.
    Reference your notes on Elements of Fiction to help define terms.