Presentation on theme: "Plot Elements Review Exposition: The beginning of the story where the reader meets characters and finds out the setting. The readers is given background."— Presentation transcript:
Plot Elements Review Exposition: The beginning of the story where the reader meets characters and finds out the setting. The readers is given background knowledge. Initiating Event: An event that causes something else to occur. Rising Action: The events that lead up to the most exciting part of the story. The conflicts that get in the way of the main character.
Plot Elements Review cont. Climax: The most exciting part of the story. The highest point of suspense in the story. Falling Action: The action or events that follow the climax. The story begins to wind down. Resolution: The final part of the plot, the problem is solved. Always comes near the end of the story.
Pixar Short “Lifted” Pay attention to the movie. Jot down any information you think you need to remember in the movie. Look for the Exposition, Initiating Event, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pY1_Hrhw aXU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pY1_Hrhw aXU
Conflict: A struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces.
Why is CONFLICT important? Without conflict, there is no plot! The plot diagram is created around the conflict… Introduced in rising action… Is faced head-on during climax… Begins to work itself out during falling action… Is resolved during resolution…