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15 resources with the keyterm plot diagram

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The Personal Narrative - Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Let's peer edit! Have your writers exchange their personal narratives with another learner! While peer editing, they will look for any missing information and identify strong details. They can practice literary analysis skills using a...
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Story Pyramids

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young writers generate descriptive words. They use pictures of various landscapes (from books, magazines, or the Internet) and complete a story pyramid. The pyramid (included here) asks to describe the main character, the setting, and...
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After Reading: "Plot the Plot" Activity in the Library Media Class

For Teachers 6th - 8th
"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...
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Parts of the Plot: Constructing A Plot Diagram

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading "The King of Mazy May" by Jack London, learners reinforce their literary analysis skills in this SMART board lesson. The provided SMART board file allows themto define elements of a short story, and then add it to the plot...
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Giver Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Investigate philosophical issues and opinions on human society while reading The Giver. This English literature lesson prompts middle schoolers analyze the plot, climax, dialogue, and characters of The Giver by Lois Lowry.  They update a...
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Parts of the Plot: Constructing a Plot Diagram

For Teachers 6th
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...
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The Tempest, Act III, scene 1

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
These black and white slides display the text of Act III, scene 1 of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. A plot diagram and character list are also included.
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The Tempest

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Display a plot diagram of William Shakespeare's The Tempest as an overview. Once everyone has seen the overview, you can read as a class part of Act III, scene ii off of the slides. No images or color included. The presentation is quite...
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Elements of a Story - Plot, Characters, and Setting

For Teachers 5th - 7th
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...
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Plot Chart

For Students 6th - 12th
In this plot diagram worksheet, learners add details to the graphic organizer that requires them to identify  rising action, conflict, exposition, climax, falling action, resolution, and themes of literature they are reading in class.
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Reading the Play

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students compare and contrast events of the play, <i>Julius Caesar</i> and historical facts. In this play reading lesson, students examine a Shakespearean play and respond to the play by holding a mock trial. 
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The Tempest

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
See a plot diagram for William Shakespeare's The Tempest. Besides the plot diagram, there is a random collection of dialogue from various scenes that seem to be a bit out of order.
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The Tempest, Act V, scenes 1 and 2

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
William Shakespeare's The Tempest, Act V, scenes 1 and 2 are written out on these slides, along with a plot diagram and character list. The slides are all black and white and don't have any direction to them, but the plot diagram is...
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Genre Focus: Short Story Blackline Master 1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this genre focus short story learning exercise, learners complete a characterization graphic organizer and also fill in a plot diagram. Students review character change, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution of a short story...
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Plot Diagram

For Students 2nd - 6th
For this plot diagram worksheet, students fill in a diagram: introduction, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. Worksheet is designed to be used with an interactive whiteboard.