Elements Of Fiction

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Elements Of Fiction

  1. 1. Elements of Fiction<br />Plot Structure<br />
  2. 2. Climax<br />Plot Triangle<br />Resolution<br />Rising Action<br />(at least 5) <br />Conflicts <br />________ vs. _________ (who/what)<br /> (type)<br />________ vs. _________ (who/what)<br /> (type)<br />________ vs. _________ (who/what)<br /> (type)<br />Antagonist<br />Protagonist<br />Exposition<br />Theme: <br />From this story, I learned………. <br />Setting <br />
  3. 3. Plot-the plan of the story<br />Exposition – introduction of the setting, characters, and conflicts<br />Rising Action – the building of the action in the story<br />Climax– the turning point of the story towards the end with the most excitement<br />Resolution – the solution of the conflicts<br />
  4. 4. Setting<br />When & where the story takes place<br />Protagonist<br /><ul><li>Main character</li></ul>Antagonist<br /><ul><li>Character or force working against the main character</li></li></ul><li>Conflict <br />the struggle or problems between two opposing forces<br />
  5. 5. Theme<br />The lesson that can be learned from the story; a moral<br />It is NOT what the story is about.<br />
  6. 6. Title<br />Climax<br />Name & Period<br />5<br />4<br />Resolution<br />Conflicts:<br />Character/Force ___________ vs ___________<br /> Type ( person vs ___________)<br /> Character/Force ___________ vs ___________<br /> Type ( person vs ___________)<br />Character/Force ___________ vs ___________<br /> Type (person vs ___________)<br />3<br />Rising Action<br />2<br />1<br />Antagonist (Description)<br />Exposition<br />Protagonist (Description)<br />Plot Triangle - During Reading ActivityWhile reading, chart the main events of the plot. Refer to the Elements of Fiction handout if you don’t know what a term means.<br />Setting <br />(when & where)<br />
  7. 7. Climax<br />Pinkalicious<br />By Victoria & <br />Elizabeth Kann<br />Climax – Pink turns red, and she hates it!<br />5-At home that night, she sneaks just one more pink cupcake.<br />4-On the way home, Pink is swarmed by birds and bugs in the park because she’s pink.<br />Resolution<br />3-Mom takes her to the doctor. The doctor says she can’t have more cupcakes & she must eat more green goods.<br />Resolution – Pink follows the doctor’s orders and eats green veggies. She turns back to normal. <br />2-Pink binges on pink cupcakes, and always begs for more. She turns pink.<br />Rising Action<br />(at least 5) <br />Conflicts <br />Person vs. Person<br />Person vs. Society<br />Person vs. Fate<br />Person vs. Nature<br />Person vs. Self<br />1-Pink and her mom make delicious pink cupcakes.<br />Protagonist – Pink: 5 year old girl, willful, doesn’t want to listen.<br />Theme<br />Exposition<br />Setting – Rainy day at home, Present Day<br />From this story, I learned that too much of a good thing can be bad for you, so you need to learn some self-control.<br />
  8. 8. Assignment:<br />Read “Jones and the Stray” pgs. ___.<br />As you read, track the parts of the plot on your plot triangle.<br />Reference your notes on Elements of Fiction to help define terms.<br />

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