F3 - Short story: plot

Cooking up a short story!
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This lesson contains 12 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 1 video.

time-iconLesson duration is: 20 min

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Cooking up a short story!

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Goal
In this LessonUp you'll learn about the main ingredients of a story and a way to structure a story using the plot diagram.

By the end of this lesson you will be able to write your own short story using the three main ingredients and structuring it with a plot diagram.

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Slide 3 - Video

02:11
What is 'Exposition'?
A
The beginning of the story
B
When the story is at it's most exciting
C
When the main problem has been solved

Slide 4 - Quiz

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When the story is at it's most exciting and the battle between the protagonist and antagonist is decided
A
Rising action
B
Climax
C
Falling action

Slide 5 - Quiz

02:11
"And they lived happily ever after."
A
Falling action
B
Resolution
C
Exposition

Slide 6 - Quiz

02:11
What is the right order?
A
Denouement, raising action, exposition, climax, falling action
B
exposition, raising action, climax, falling action, denouement
C
Exposition, climax, falling action, raising action, denouement

Slide 7 - Quiz

Harry Potter
You have all probably watched Harry Potter. If you haven't, you should! 
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On the next slide the plot of the first movie - The Philosopher's stone - has been divided in text fragment.

Drag and drop the plot phase to the correct text fragment. 

Slide 8 - Slide

INTRODUCTION
RAISING ACTION
CLIMAX
FALLING ACTION 
RAISING ACTION
RESOLUTION

Slide 9 - Drag question

Write a short story 

Slide 10 - Slide

Write your own short story in a maximum of 10 sentences and 60 words using what you've learned.

Slide 11 - Open question

Well done!

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