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
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.