In this plot diagram graphic organizer instructional activity, students use the organizer to identify key elements from a selected piece of literature.
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Vantage Points- Multiple Perspectives
Explore elements of fiction and plot with your middle schoolers through the Japanese short story The Wise Old Woman. Although this lesson is designed around the Holt Literature Book (which includes this story), the links and procedural...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
After Reading: "Plot the Plot" Activity in the Library Media Class
"Plot the plot" of "The Adventures of the Speckled Band" with your young readers. Take a few days to read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's short story as a class or in pairs, having learners write down what they consider to be the most important...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Graphic Organizers for Reading Strategies
Help your pupils grow the reading strategies they need to succeed by supporting them with various graphic organizers. This packet includes a wealth of attractively formatted graphic organizers for predicting, keeping track of plot,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying the Elements of a Plot
Pupils can watch as the character in this presentation climbs the plot diagram mountain. After a definition of plot, the mountaineer pauses at each of the following levels for clarification: exposition, rising action, climax, falling...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Parts of the Plot: Constructing A Plot Diagram
After reading "The King of Mazy May" by Jack London, learners reinforce their literary analysis skills in this SMART board lesson plan. The provided SMART board file allows themto define elements of a short story, and then add it to the...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Parts of the Plot: Constructing a Plot Diagram
Sixth graders conduct a plot diagram for a short story. They identify the problem, the rising action, the climax, the falling action, and the resolution. Students are able to sequence events in a story, and identify the parts of the plot...
6th English Language Arts
Elements of a Story - Plot, Characters, and Setting
Use this SMART board activity with any short story in your unit plan. The SMART board file contains a step-by-step guide to plot diagrams, including an interactive practice page and an assignment. This resource is beneficial for language...
5th - 7th English Language Arts