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Elements of Plot

Elements of Plot

Author: Janet Knight

The student should understand the key elements involved in a story from the beginning (exposition) through the ending (denouement) and be able to analyze each element and apply their understanding to a story of their choice.

In this tutorial, students will follow the elements of the fairy tale of Cinderella from the exposition (introduction), rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution (denouement). After viewing this tutorial, students will choose a fairy tale from their childhood and create a plot diagram that includes all the stages of plot development.

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Elements of Plot - Cinderella

Elements of Plot - Cinderella

elements of plot with the story of Cinderella

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