Short story ppt to use 2013

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  • 1. Underline the complete subject once and the complete predicate twice. 1. My best friend lives down the street. 2. My brother’s girlfriend is a nurse. 3. How do you know the answer? 4. After school my tutor comes over.
  • 2. Underline the complete subject once and the complete predicate twice. 1. My best friend lives down the street. 2. My brother’s girlfriend is a nurse. 3. How do you know the answer? 4. After school my math tutor comes over.
  • 3. Underline the complete subject once and the complete predicate twice. 1. My best friend lives down the street. 2. My brother’s girlfriend is a nurse. 3. How do you know the answer? 4. After school my math tutor comes over.
  • 4. Short Story and Novels Short Stories… • Usually are about a single idea or theme • Are usually not in chapters • Can be read in one sitting Novels… • Have several ideas and themes • Much longer • Are told in chapters and take much longer to read
  • 5. All fiction has certain elements… • Plot • Character • Setting • Theme Short stories usually have simple settings, few characters and a single plot or theme.
  • 6. Plot Is the framework or map of the story. It is build around a conflict.
  • 7. What is the plot of Eleven? Of Thank You M’am?
  • 8. Character Every novel is built around main and minor characters who move the story forward. Every character has personality traits that define them.
  • 9. Who are the main characters in Goldilocks and the Three Bears? Goldilocks Papa Bear Mama Bear Baby Bear
  • 10. Setting Is the time and place a story takes place. By time, it could be the time of day and time in history as well…
  • 11. What is the setting for the Harry Potter stories? Good conquers evil. All people have equal worth.
  • 12. Theme Is the meaning or moral of the story. What message is the author trying to get across? What is the lesson?
  • 13. What would you say is the theme of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas? There is good in everyone. Material things are unimportant
  • 14. Short Stories… • Tell a complete story in a few pages • Are great for people who don’t have a ton of time to read(or the desire to)! • Usually have a lot of action in a short time and can keep you interested!