2 Plot MapClimax: Most exciting part and a turning point! Makes the outcome of the conflict clear.Falling Action: Eases the tension; shows how the main character resolves conflictRising Action: shows how the conflict becomes more difficult; builds suspense.Resolution: Reveals how everything turns out; sometimes ends with a twist.Exposition: Introduces characters and setting; sets up or hints at conflict.
3 ExpositionIf the exposition introduces the characters or setting and hints at the conflict, where could we find it in “Boar Out There”?
4 ExpositionLines 1-15: We are introduced to the characters, setting, and conflict.Characters: Jenny, boarSetting: Glen Morgan, Miller farmConflict:
5 Rising ActionIf the rising action shows how the conflict becomes more difficult or builds suspense, can you think of some events from the story that would be rising actions?
6 Rising Action Lines 16-20: Jenny decides to go find the boar Lines 21-34: Details that build the suspense
7 ClimaxIf the climax is the turning point or the event that makes the outcome of the conflict clear, what event would this be from the story?
8 ClimaxLine 36: Jenny sees the boar face to face.
9 Falling ActionIf the falling action eases the tension or shows how the main character resolves conflict, what would the falling action of “Boar Out There” be?
10 Falling Action The boar sees Jenny and runs away. How has her attitude change toward the boar?
11 ResolutionIf the resolution of the story reveals how everything turns out and sometimes ends with a twist, what would the resolution of “Boar Out There” be?
12 ResolutionJenny knows the boar is afraid of bluejays and little girls while Glen Morgan is afraid of the boar.