Presentation on theme: "Chapter 1: Plot and Setting Plot and Setting “Just Once” “All Summer in a Day” “Suit Helps Girl Enjoy Daylight” “What Will Our Towns Look Like?”"— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 1: Plot and Setting Plot and Setting “Just Once” “All Summer in a Day” “Suit Helps Girl Enjoy Daylight” “What Will Our Towns Look Like?”
Chapter 1: Plot and Setting Plot: the series of events in a story Conflict: a struggle or problem Complication: new problems come up Climax: most exciting moment of the story Resolution: final part of the story; how it ends Setting: Where and when the action of a story takes place – a story can not exist without a setting
Plot and Conflict: “Just Once” Genre: short story Focus: conflict –Conflict: a struggle between two opposing views or situations Skill: retelling –Retelling: recall the conflict and the most important events in the plot
Setting: “All Summer in a Day” Genre: short story Focus: setting –Setting: the place and time of the story. Skill: making inferences –Making Inferences: a kind of guess; look for clues and figure out things the author doesn’t tell you directly Literary Response & Analysis –5. At the story’s resolution, –9. The setting of ________ is so important to the plot because
Features of a Newspaper: “Suit Helps Girl Enjoy Daylight” Popular Media: informational materials that share information with the general public. Examples: newspapers, magazines Features of a Newspaper: –Sections: how the newspaper is divided. Examples: sports, world news, weather, etc. –Headlines: titles of the articles –Byline: name of the reporter who wrote the article –Dateline: name of the place where the event happened and the date it occurred. –Lead: the beginning of the article where the most important information is revealed.
Structural Features of Magazines: “What Will Our Towns Look Like?” Structural Features of a Magazine: –The Cover: art and main headlines –The Contents Page: lists articles and their page numbers –Magazine Articles: Title: catches readers attention Subtitle: secondary title that tells you more about the article Headings: words or phrases used to break the article into sections Captions: brief informational sentences printed below illustrations.