5 With Your PartnerGive an example of direct characterization for Santiago. Find the quote to prove your point.What is an example of indirect characterization for Santiago? Find a quote that shows this.
6 SettingThe setting of a story is the time and place in which the action occurs.-
7 With Your Partner - List the settings Santiago journeys to. - What time period does this story take place in?- How do you know?
8 ConflictStruggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces.External Conflict:Internal Conflict:
9 ThemeIs of the story the writer presents through the characters and the plot. The theme is not usually stated.
10 Plot Is the series of events in a story Often follows a pattern of development made up of as many as five specific stages.ExpositionRising ActionClimaxFalling ActionResolution
11 ExpositionIt is at the beginning of a story. It gives ____________________ that the reader needs to know.It introduces the _______, the __________, and the ___________.Sometimes it tells what happened in the past.
12 Exposition Ask yourself: Who are the __________? What is the _______?
13 Rising ActionDuring this part of the story, the_______________________.Complications arise and suspense begins to build as the main characters ________ to resolve their problems.
14 Rising ActionAsk yourself:What makes the __________ ___________?
15 ClimaxIt is the ________ ______ of the story, that point at which the conflict is _______.Moment of great emotional intensity or suspense in the plot.
16 ClimaxAsk yourself:How was the conflict resolved?
17 Falling ActionThe _______ of the climax are shown. The suspense is over, but the results of the decision or action that caused the climax are worked out.
18 Falling ActionAsk yourself:How are the effects of the climax shown?
19 ResolutionThe resolution tells how the _______ _____. It ties up any loose ends of the plot.
20 Resolution Ask yourself: How does the story end? How does it tie up loose ends?