Are you looking for a creative way to teach the elements of plot, as well as short story writing? This short story flip book is not only fun to complete, but also a convenient size that can be stored in a desk, binder or interactive notebook for quick reference when writing. Follow the MAP
and successfully write a short story from start to finish! Assembly instructions are included with your download. The size of the book is approximately 6 3/4" x 4 3/4".
- Begin your lesson with the short story elements
handout included in this file. The handout reviews 15 items necessary to any short story including the explanations and definitions for: effective leads, dialogue, direct speech, protagonist, antagonist, mood, tone, literary devices, plot structure (diagram), exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and conclusion. An answer key has been provided!
- Next, get writing! Once your students have a better understanding of what's required in the various elements of plot, they can begin to brainstorm their short story ideas using the step-by-step
instructions in their story map flip book
- Finally, to ensure your students' tales are full of the details that are required in a short story, an additional full-page short story writing organizer
has been included, which will review the elements plot again, but in more detail.
This product is a part of a discounted and GROWING bundle containing all of my interactive foldable activities ELA Interactive Notebook Activities BUNDLE
Individual flip books:
(Currently available in my store)
• Essay writing
• Figurative language
• Grammar mistakes
• Point of view
• Ethos, pathos, logos
• Reading response
• Paragraph writing
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