An easy to use plot diagram template and separate guide page to help students identify the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, conflict, theme, mood, and point of view of a story.
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Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
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; provide an objective summary of the text.
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.