Determine the problem in a story and recognize its solution. SPI 0301.8.6
Links verified on 10/22/2011
- Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay - lesson plan; a compare and contrast essay that focuses on two conflicts?one from their own experience and one from a picture book or story that they have read.
- Interactive Circle Plot Diagram - watch the demo first for directions.
- Interactive Plot Creator - Scroll to the middle of the page. Press the buttons for a setting, a character and a conflict, then write using this interactive writing prompt.
- A plot diagram - interactive quiz developing a story line as the plot unfolds
- Plot Diagram - The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Problem-Solution Flow Chart - print and fill in the information about your story
- Setting Plot and Theme - lesson and quiz
- Story Clock - worksheet to help your students as they evaluate the beginning, middle, and end of a story
- Story Map with Polar Express - Students will analyze the structure and elements of a story by noting the setting, characters, problem, events and resolution
- Story mapping - PDF file to print to determine conflict and solution
- Understanding the Plot - lesson and activities
- Understanding the Plot of a Story - [designed for grade 2] lesson
- Unwinding A Circular Plot: Prediction Strategies in Reading and Writing - excellent resources for introducing student prediction strategies
- Using Picture Books to Teach Plot Development and Conflict Resolution - lesson plan
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