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Story map

  1. 1. Story Map Plot Structure
  2. 2. Exposition Rising Action Falling Action Climax Resolution Initiating Event
  3. 3. Exposition <ul><li>It introduces the characters and the setting. </li></ul><ul><li>It gives an idea of what the story is about. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Initiating Event <ul><li>Gets the story going. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives an idea of what is going to happen next. </li></ul><ul><li>The problem or conflict is introduced. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rising Action <ul><li>Leads up to the climax. </li></ul><ul><li>Sequence of events. </li></ul><ul><li>Excitement increases as it rises. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Climax <ul><li>It is where it starts to change. </li></ul><ul><li>The most exciting part of the story. </li></ul><ul><li>The problem is at its highest point. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Falling Action <ul><li>The problem is getting ready to get solved. </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to the end of the story. </li></ul><ul><li>The action slows down. </li></ul><ul><li>The problem begins to get better. </li></ul><ul><li>The sequence of events that leads to the resolution. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Resolution <ul><li>The story falls into place. </li></ul><ul><li>All the problems get solved. </li></ul><ul><li>All the loose ends are tied up. </li></ul><ul><li>All the questions are answered. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Exposition Rising Action Falling Action Climax Resolution Initiating Event
  10. 10. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters <ul><li>An African Folktale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Cinderella Story </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listen as I read the first page aloud. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the exposition? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Exposition Africa, a long time ago Mufaro his daughters Nyasha and Manyara Listen for the initiating event. What is the initiating event?
  12. 12. Initiating Event The initiating event is . . Manyara is very jealous and threatens her sister.
  13. 13. alike Cinderella only Mufaro only

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