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Use this lesson and graphic organizer to teach students the elements of plot, and how the plot unfolds in a series of episodes!
Tied to the Common Core standards.
****Includes a thorough ANSWER KEY and a LESSON PLAN!****
The lesson plan uses the Gradual Release of Responsilbity method: I do, we do, you do.
The answer key will free up time, as the plot diagram has been filled out for you!
Using this handout will dramatically improve students' reading comprehension. It will also enable students to have discussions about the plot of a short story, how the characters respond to conflict, and how they change as a result.
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