7th Grade General Plot & Point of View
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The sequence or order of events in a story; http://quizlet.com/1215305
the setting, characters, and first event in a story.
Introduction to Conflict
The part of the story where the conflict is introduced for the first time.
The part of the story where the conflict increases and the plot becomes more exciting.
The highest point of action or suspense in a story. http://quizlet.com/1215305
The events after the climax where the conflict begins to settle down.
The end of the story where the problem is resolved or solved.
Point of View
The perspective, vantage point, or viewpoint from which a story is told.
1st Person Point of View
This is where the story is told through a main character's eyes. The story is told using 1st person personal pronouns such as I, me, we, or us.
3rd Person Limited Point of View
This is where the narrator is outside the characters and talks about the characters. The narrator has a limited perspective and can only read one character's mind, feelings, and motives (most likely the main character).
3rd Person Omnicient Point of View
This is where the narrator talks about the characters in the story and is "god-like" or "all-knowing" and can read every character's thoughts. This means the reader knows every character's feelings, motives, and thoughts.
(v.) - burned to ashes - After my dog died, we cremated his body.
(adv.) - ghostlike; frightful - As I walked down the ghastly hallway, I was so scared I was shaking.
(adj.) - strict; unyielding - Mr. Hohl looks very stern and strict when he stands in the hallways.
(v.) - hated; dislike - I loathe doing my homework at night. http://quizlet.com/1215305
(adj.) - horrible - After making the grisly journey to the top of the mountain, I passed out.
(adj.) - between planets - We took our interplanetary spaceship and traveled between Venus and Mars.
(n.) - amazement, astonishment, awe - After seeing a penguin fly, I stared in wonderment.
(n.) - wonderment; mixed feelings of fear and wonder - I gasped in awe as the aliens came out of the spaceship.
(v.) - came back to consciousness or life - The lifeguard revived the person after he almost drowned.
(adj.) - wet and dirty - After running outside in the rain, my dog came back in looking very draggled.
(v.) - moved back as if away from a blow - The boxer flinched to move out of the way of the fist. http://quizlet.com/1215305
(n.) - drain - When I take a shower, the water runs down the sluce in the tub.
(adj.) - feeling sorrow for the death of a loved one - My family mourned the death of my grandmother.
(n.) - something that makes you feel better - When I didn't win the $100,000, my parents bought me a teddy bear as a consolation prize.
(adv.) - cleverly, slyly, sneakily - The boy cunningly stole the cookies from the cookie jar.
(v.) - to make low, crying sounds; complain - The lion whimpered while I pulled the thorn from his paw.
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