5 Parts of a Short Story Setting Characters Theme Plot Conflict
Setting Where the story takes place When the story takes place
Characters People or animals in the story
Theme The overall idea of the story Example: It can be fun to ride roller coasters.
Conflict The problem in the story
Plot Listof events that solve the conflict in the story Example: Pig 1 built house out of straw Wolf blew it down Pig 2 built house out of sticks Wolf blew it down Pic three build house out of brick What happened to the wolf?
Listen to this podcast of 3 littlePigs. Think about the 5 parts ofa short story. http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the- three-little- pigs/id368965372?i=83074150&mt=2 What is the setting? Who are the characters? What is the conflict? What are the plot events?