2 What is conflict?What are the two types of conflict?
3 Elements of Plot Climax Is the turning point and the moment of greatest suspenseMakes the outcome of the conflict clearRising Action:Presents complications that intensify the conflictBuilds suspenseResolution:Reveals the final outcomeTies up loose endsFalling Action:Eases the suspenseReveals the outcome of the story’s climaxShows how the main character resolves the conflictExposition:Introduces setting and charactersIntroduces the conflict
4 Take out a sheet of paper and title it: Fish Cheeks Include the proper heading
5 Answer the following questions using complete sentences. What is the main conflict in the story?Is this conflict internal or external? (Character vs. _____?)How is the conflict resolved?What does Amy Tan learn from this experience?This is a personal narrative. Write two specific things you think Amy Tan did very well in her story.(example: I like how she described her Christmas wishes as, “this blond-haired boy, Robert, and a slim new American nose.”)
6 6. Create a plot diagram for Fish Cheeks This should be detailed and thorough. Either create a list or make a mountain plot diagram.Exposition:Rising Action:Climax:Falling Action:Resolution: