Short Story Elements

Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
Short Story Elements
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Do you need notes for short stories and fiction, but don't want to type it all up or find pictures for every slide? Look no further. Gorgeous pics on almost every slide.

Terms covered in this product:

Setting exposition

Plot rising action

climax falling action

resolution characterization

Mood protagonist

flat character round character

Theme dynamic character

diction static character

Antagonist imagery

motivation foreshadowing

POV situational irony

dramatic irony

verbal irony

direct characterization

indirect characterization

Items included in this resource:

  • Short story elements/devices/literary terms slideshow (with relevant pics and explanation)
  • a regular template for students to write the definitions on (can be hole punched to fit in binders)
  • a scaffolded fill-in-the-blank version of the notes for slower writers or students that require accommodations
  • a full set of note cards with the definition on one side. Students can cut them out and write the term on the back and use them as flash cards for studying
  • a crossword puzzle for students to practice what they're learning or to use as a fun review game
  • In addition with the various note styles, you could differentiate for your students.

    You could allow advanced students to write the entire definitions on their own paper, intermediate students could write the definitions in the vocab template, and special ed or struggling students could simply fill in the blank.


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    Most Dangerous Game Mini-Unit

    Short Stories Common Core Assessment

    Cask of Amontillado Plot Practice with Manipulatives

    Point of View Practice with Manipulatives

    Irony Types: Notes, Graphic Organizer, and Practice

    Irony Practice

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    Total Pages
    39 pages
    Answer Key
    Teaching Duration
    50 minutes
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