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1. Word cloud
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What is a plot in storytelling?
2. Slide
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Learning objective:
To be able to analyze plot elements, including: Exposition Rising action climax falling action resolution
3. Slide
60 seconds
What is a Plot?
A plot is a series of events that make up a story. It is made up of a chain of conflicts or problems that the characters must solve. The plot reveals how the characters resolve the conflicts and create a satisfying ending.
4. Slide
60 seconds
Plot: Key Elements
Plot: A sequence of events that tell a story in a novel, play, or movie.
Conflict: A struggle between two opposing forces in a story, such as a character and an outside force.
Climax: The highest point of tension in a story, which usually leads to the resolution of the conflict.
5. Slide
60 seconds
6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the two key elements of a plot that must be present in order for it to be considered complete?
7. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
How does the conflict in the story drive the plot forward and create tension?
8. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the main difference between a plot and a theme in literature?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a dinosaur eating ice cream with chopsticks
10. Slide
60 seconds
A quick analogy:
Plot is like building a sandcastle: You start with a foundation (exposition) add layers and details (rising action) reach the highest point with your tallest tower (climax) watch the castle slowly crumble (falling action) and finally, see the tide wash it away (resolution)
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the definition of a plot in literature?
  • The main character of a story
  • The sequence of events that make up a story
  • The setting or location of a story
12. Poll
60 seconds
What are the basic elements of a plot?
  • Character, setting, conflict
  • Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
  • Theme, tone, mood
13. Poll
60 seconds
Which part of the plot introduces the main characters and establishes the setting?
  • Resolution
  • Exposition
  • Climax
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which part of the plot presents complications and conflicts leading to the climax?
  • Falling action
  • Resolution
  • Rising action
15. Poll
60 seconds
Which part of the plot reveals how all loose ends are tied up and brings closure to the story?
  • Exposition
  • Resolution
  • Climax
16. Open question
210 seconds
How does this connect to our learning today?

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