Plot Analysis For Any Text: Plot Mountain Diagram

Grade Levels
5th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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1 page


This fill-in plot mountain diagram can be used for note taking or analyzing the plot of a short story, novel, play, or film. There is a box for each of the five parts of the plot mountain: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. A great tool for visual learners.

*Plot mountain fill-in diagram
*Usage guide
*Digital usage guide for Google Classroom and other online learning management systems
*Common Core (CCSS) standards

*Please Note: This resource is a secure PDF and is not editable.

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Total Pages
1 page
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.


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