Freytags pyramid

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This presentation outlines and explains the elements of plot. I have used this for my 8th and 10th grade students.

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Freytags pyramid

  1. 1. Freytag’s Pyramid
  2. 2. Plot-Each story has a plot.-The plot is the order of events in afictional piece of writing.-Each fictional, story, movie, or textfollows the same sequence ofevents; Freytag’s Pyramid.
  3. 3. Freytag’s Pyramid c) b) d) a) e)
  4. 4. ExpositionA) Exposition: Theintroduction of thesetting, characters, andconflict .
  5. 5. Rising ActionB) Rising Action: Events (usually 3)that lead up to the climax of thestory.
  6. 6. ClimaxC) Climax: What we want to know!The highest point of suspense inthe story.
  7. 7. Falling ActionD) Falling Action: Ending of theconflict. Events that lead up tothe resolution (ordénouement).
  8. 8. Dénouement (Resolution)E) Resolution: The ending of thestory. Events are resolved. Asolution.

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