Describe how the plot of a literary text unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
To help students learn how to describe how the plot of a text unfolds and how it affects the characters. This will help students be able to understand how people change as things happen to them.
Bell Ringer: Mr. Hugh was veryproud of his auto superstore. "We have such an extensive selection of cars," he said, "so everyone should find a vehicle that he or she will love. The word extensive means_________________?
- costing a lot of money
- large amount
- having no color
- not enough
Bell Ringer: The news story was based on a letter that was a fabrication . Now the reporter who wrote the story is in big trouble. Will anyone believe him again?
Plot Twist: An unexpected event or unexpected development in a story. Resolution: The part of a story when the main problem is resolved. Closure: A sense of finality or completion at the end of a story.
Characters may experience a change in attitude, beliefs or behavior. Characters may become closer or more distant from each other. The resolution of the plot can provide closure or leave things unresolved.
Plot Twists: How Characters Change and Respond
Plot twists can be used to surprise and shock readers. In classic literature, plot twists often involve a change in fortune for the protagonist. The plot twist is sometimes referred to as the 'big reveal'.
What is one way that characters can respond to a plot resolution?
- With shock
- With melancholy
- With anger
What is one way that characters can respond to an unexpected plot resolution?
- With confusion
- With surprise
- With fear
- With excitement
We Do: Which statement best describes how the narrator reacts to the events in paragraphs 8 and 9?
Closing:What is one way that characters can respond to an expected plot resolution?
- With relief
- With disappointment
- With frustration
- With contentment
Closing: What is one way that characters can change as the plot comes to an unexpected resolution?
- They can become more independent
- They can become more dependent
- They can become more reckless
- They can become more cautious
Davis Homeroom: Section 48 Mason Homeroom: Section 69 Stanford Homeroom: Section 44 Scruggs Homeroom: Section 47
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