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Readers must go beyond the surface level of Guy de Maupassant's story, "The False Gems," to answer the questions on this worksheet. They must draw inferences, evaluate character's actions, and analyze how irony and symbolism give depth to the story. The worksheet could be used as a reading assessment or to prompt group discussion.
Inform your class on the elements of fiction: themes, settings, characters, plots, dialogue, narration, flashback, clues, climax, resolution. They write the definitions of the terms on the worksheet provided.l Tip: Have them write a story using each of the covered story elements.
Discuss how to read a comic book. Individually, they read selections from Ultimate Spider-Man. Students identify various aspects of plot development such as the narrative hook, rising action, and climax. Before reading the conclusion of the comic book, students predict the resolution of the story.
Students continue to read the story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek". In groups, they define the word foreshadowing. They identify the points in the story that they believe are the rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. They share their ideas with the class and discuss their reasoning in choosing those points in the story.
Students explain and summarize the plots of two act of Romeo and Juliet. For this language arts lesson, students discuss plot points nad the climax of acts IV and V of Romeo and Juliet. They also discuss the characteristics of tragedy and watch a video clip of the death scene from various interpretations of the play.
Students identify the conflict and plot of a story. in this conflict and plot lesson, students explore terms such as conflict, plot, climax, resolution, and rising action. They identify the conflict and plot of a given story. They watch movies and cartoons and then identify the plot.