This short story lesson can be purchased as part of a bundle at a discounted price
Use this graphic organizer to teach students the elements of plot, and how the plot unfolds in a series of episodes!
Tied to the middle school Common Core standards.
*Thorough ste-by-step lesson plan!
*Plot diagram template (Ready to print on legal paper!)
*Plot diagram ANSWER KEY!
*Plot analysis question handout!
The lesson plan uses the Gradual Release of Responsilbity method: I do, we do, you do.
The answer key will free up time, as the diagram has been filled out for you!
Using this handout will dramatically improve students' reading comprehension. It will also enable students to have discussions about the plot of a short story, how the characters respond to conflict, and how they change as a result.