Plot PowerPoint

Plot PowerPoint
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Plot PowerPoint
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Plot PowerPoint
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  1. This bundle is designed to help you introduce your students to how authors develop PLOT in a story. Start by introducing the 43-slide PowerPoint in which the elements of plot are presented in a step-by-step manner and includes multiple practice opportunities you can use to guide your students throug
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This 43-slide PowerPoint is perfect for introducing your students to the concept of PLOT. Plot is presented in a step-by-step manner. It includes practice slides where students identify the plot elements of EXPANDED VERSIONS of well-known nursery rhymes "Jack and Jill" and "Little Miss Muffet".

Elements of plot include: exposition (introduction), rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution (conclusion). Definitions for each are included in the PowerPoint.

It also includes a bonus matching 4-page PowerPoint companion handout. Students can write on the handout, recording answers, as you progress through the PowerPoint.

Here is a brief overview:

Slides 1: Title slides

Slides 2-3: A Definition of plot

Slides 4-9: Examples of change in a story (In order for the plot to advance, change must occur.)

Slide 10- Map comparison

Slides 11-16: The Map of "Jack and Jill"

Slides 17- 23: The Elements of Plot (definition slides)

Slides 24- 30: Identifying the Plot Elements of "Jack and Jill"

Slides 31- 38: Identifying the Plot Elements of "Little Miss Muffet"

Slides 39- 42: Identifying the Plot Elements of "Hero Dog Fido" (an original story)

Slide 43: credits

Please note: The PowerPoint cannot be edited due to the copyright requirements made by the contributing artists (clip art, font, background).


This resource is also included in my PLOT BUNDLE. {CLICK HERE.}


Feel free to check out my other plot products:

Plot, Setting, Theme Foldable Craftivity (with differentiated story options)

Plot Element Task Cards: Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution

Plot: Targeted Tri-folds

Plot Elements Craftivity

Box of Chocolates Plot Craftivity (includes original short story)

Teaching Plot Elements with Small Group Readers' Theater Scripts

Feel free to check out my follow-up PowerPoint, as well, for those of you that teach types of conflict (Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, etc.): CONFLICT within PLOT: Introduction PowerPoint (includes 40 slides!)

By Deb Hanson 2015

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43 pages
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1 hour
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