In this lesson, you will learn how to identify different parts of a storyby using a plot development chart.
When conflict has escalated to cause a permanent change in main character Brings story to an end When conflict escalates CLIMAX Falling Action/ Resolution Rising Action
Not thinking about typical plot development to help understand a story. CLIMAX Falling Action/ Resolution Rising Action
I wonder what will happen to Arachne? “You must not let your ambition soar too high, or boast that your work exceeds that of the gods,” the hunched old woman told Arachne. “If you dream that one day you might equal Athena, the greatest of all craftswomen, you have committed a punishable crime.” Conflict Developing A disguised Athena warns Arachne.
I wonder who will win the contest? Conflict Developing: A disguised Athena warns Arachne. Athena enters a weaving contest with Arachne. The goddess, without hesitation took her place at a loom by Arachne’s side. The two women, one mortal one immortal, went to work and wove through the long night.
Conflict Developing A disguised Athena warns Arachne. Athena enters a weaving contest with Arachne. Athena rips Arachne’s cloth to shreds. Unable to contain her anger any longer, Athena threw aside her boxwood shuttle5and ripped Arachne’s gorgeous cloth to shreds.
Hmm…remember the climax of a story happens when there is a change in the main character Permanent change in Main Character: Arachne morphed to spider “ For evermore, Arachne, you and your descendants shall live only to weave.” By this curse, the fair mortal of Lydia morphed into an eight-legged spider, …
Bringing the story to an end Arachne and descendants doomed to weave for eternity. …doomed to weave delicate and beautiful wonders, unmatched by any, for all eternity.
Athena morphs Arachne into spider Climax Falling Action Resolution 3. Athena shreds Arachne’s cloth Arachne + descendants doomed to weave as spiders for eternity. Rising Action 2. Athena + Arachne enter contest against each other 1. Disguised Athena warns Arachne
1 • Pause when you come to • text that shows conflict or solution. • Determine if the text is part of the rising • action, climax or resolution. 2 • Jot notes down in the correct places • on a plot development chart. 3
In this lesson, you have learned how to define parts of a story by using a plot development chart.
Using a story you recently finished reading, complete the plot development chart below. Climax Resolution Rising Action 3 Rising Action 2 Rising Action 1
Create a short story of your own, and fill in the plot development chart with the rising action, climax, and falling action/resolution. Climax Resolution Rising Action 3 Rising Action 2 Rising Action 1
Read the short story “X” and fill in the plot development chart correctly: Climax Resolution Rising Action 3 Rising Action 2 Rising Action 1