 Myths
 Legends
 Fantasies
 Adventures
› Remember, to narrate a story means to tell it
in detail
 What makes up a myth?
› Usually historical
› Religion-Based
› Fabricated or stretched
 Myths you may know:
› Noah’s Ark
 What makes up a legend?
› Story from the past
› Unverifiable
 Legends you may know:
› Robin Hood
› King Arthur
 What makes up a fantasy?
› Non-realistic
› Out-of-World
 Fantasies you may know:
› Harry Potter
› The Wizard of Oz
 What makes up on adventure?
› Exciting
› Dangerous
› Hero’s
 Adventures you may know:
› Indiana Jones
 Paper and Pencil
› First draft only
 Peer editor
› Read peers paper
› Give feedback
 Positive & Negative
 Computer
› ...
 All of the following are included:
› Setting
› Characters
› Theme
› Plot
 They must relate to each other!
 What is setting?
› Surroundings and environment of story
 What is it’s purpose?
› To set the scene
 Location and time ...
 What are characters?
› People who act out the story
 What are the types of characters?
› Main characters
 Who the stor...
 What is theme?
› The main idea of the story
 There may be more than one
 What are examples of theme?
› Death
› Love
› ...
 What is plot?
› The storyline or plan of the story
 What are examples of plot?
› Man who escaped from giant creature
› ...
 Think of a favorite story
 Apply it to one of the categories
 Myth, Legend, Fantasy, Adventure
 Use your imagination!...
 Which category describes your story?
 Do you have all the literary
components?
› Setting, plot, characters, & theme
 Story must be typed, 12 point font, double
spaced
 Paragraph format
 Introduction & Conclusion
 Minimum 1 page
 Maxi...
 Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/...
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  1. 1.  Myths  Legends  Fantasies  Adventures › Remember, to narrate a story means to tell it in detail
  2. 2.  What makes up a myth? › Usually historical › Religion-Based › Fabricated or stretched  Myths you may know: › Noah’s Ark
  3. 3.  What makes up a legend? › Story from the past › Unverifiable  Legends you may know: › Robin Hood › King Arthur
  4. 4.  What makes up a fantasy? › Non-realistic › Out-of-World  Fantasies you may know: › Harry Potter › The Wizard of Oz
  5. 5.  What makes up on adventure? › Exciting › Dangerous › Hero’s  Adventures you may know: › Indiana Jones
  6. 6.  Paper and Pencil › First draft only  Peer editor › Read peers paper › Give feedback  Positive & Negative  Computer › Final draft will be typed
  7. 7.  All of the following are included: › Setting › Characters › Theme › Plot  They must relate to each other!
  8. 8.  What is setting? › Surroundings and environment of story  What is it’s purpose? › To set the scene  Location and time period
  9. 9.  What are characters? › People who act out the story  What are the types of characters? › Main characters  Who the story revolves around › Helping characters  Play important, but not focal points
  10. 10.  What is theme? › The main idea of the story  There may be more than one  What are examples of theme? › Death › Love › Revenge
  11. 11.  What is plot? › The storyline or plan of the story  What are examples of plot? › Man who escaped from giant creature › Girl who was haunted by friendly ghosts › Dog who needs to find his way home
  12. 12.  Think of a favorite story  Apply it to one of the categories  Myth, Legend, Fantasy, Adventure  Use your imagination!  Have an open mind!
  13. 13.  Which category describes your story?  Do you have all the literary components? › Setting, plot, characters, & theme
  14. 14.  Story must be typed, 12 point font, double spaced  Paragraph format  Introduction & Conclusion  Minimum 1 page  Maximum 2 pages
  15. 15.  Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrated  Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myth  Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legend  Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Legend  Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasy  Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ adventure+  The Difference Between Myths and Legends. (n.d.). About.com. Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/grecoromanmyth1/a/mythslegends.htm  Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ setting http://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/theme.htm  Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ plot  Clipart from Microsoft.
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