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Short Story Unit: Plot

Subject English Language Arts — Reading Standards for Fiction
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Presentation
Standards Alignment
NGA Center/CCSSO
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CC (BY-NC-ND)

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These are various PowerPoints I use to teach plot. I've picked them up somewhere and tweaked them. The Elements of a Plot Diagram is especially helpful as a visual aid.

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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
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February 10, 2020
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Standards

Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Reviews

wonderful resource- Just what
wonderful resource- Just what I was looking for
ateague_1853954
December 04, 2016
These power points are great!
These power points are great! They really make it easy for my 6th graders. Thanks!
sugarbearmd
August 28, 2016
Outstanding Resource! These presentations will be helpful with my 6th, 7th, and 8th grade special needs students.Thanks for sharing!
shelleywear
November 14, 2015
A GREAT resource
mycall4u
December 07, 2014
Great ppt explaining Plot.
darcymollo
June 29, 2014