Presentation on theme: "Brave Irene – By William Steig"— Presentation transcript:
1 Brave Irene – By William Steig Story ElementsBrave Irene – By William SteigForest Lake Elementary Library
2 Every story has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Mrs. Bobbin finished the dress she was making for the duchess, but was too sick to take the dress to the palace.MiddleIrene went out in a blizzard to deliver the dress to the palace. She had a lot of trouble with the wind.EndIrene delivered the dress to the palace and got to go to the ball. The next day, she returned home with a doctor for her mother.
3 The Introduction (the beginning of the story) Who?Irene and her mother, Mrs. BobbinWhere?At their houseWhat?They had to deliver the dress to the duchess for the ball
4 The Problem (what’s wrong?) Mrs. Bobbin was sick and couldn’t deliver the dress.Irene decided to deliver the dress.
5 The Complication (the “but”) But, it was snowing out and Irene would have to walk to the palace.
6 The Climax (the turning point - the exciting part!) Irene fell and got buried in the snow. But, the thought of never seeing her mother again gave her the strength to go on. She got an idea!
7 The Resolution (how the problem was solved!) Irene rode the box down the hill like a sled, and when she got to the bottom, she found the dress in a tree! She went to the palace, and everyone lived happily ever after!Hooray!