6th grade Fiction SOL
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The problem that is the focus of the story and involves main characters
a problem or struggle within a character (man vs. self)
a struggle between a character and an outside force (man vs. man, man vs. society, man vs. nature)
where and when the story takes place
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
the final unraveling or solution of the plot
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character.
a story that is not true or is made up
story or piece about true events
Give me the short version
the order in which things happen
Story of a person's life written by that person
story of a person's life written by another person
A vocabulary strategy in which the reader looks at the words around an unfamiliar word to find clues to its meaning.
sequence of events from conflict to resolution
finding a solution to a problem
character traits revealed by what a character
thinks, says, does, feels, looks like, and what others say about him/her
to entertain, to persuade, to inform, or to explain.
infer; make an inference
to reach a conclusion through reasoning
a work of fiction generally read in one sitting
a long work of fiction
a kind of type of literature (poetry, drama, fiction, etc.)
elements of fiction and fantasy with scientific fact. science-fiction stories are set in the future; STAR WARS
a story that is made up but it's believable and could happen; HATCHET
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up from the author's imagination.
MY BROTHER SAM IS DEAD
Man vs. Man
conflict of one person against another
Man vs. Nature
where a character or characters have to fight against the forces of nature
Man vs. Society
A character has a conflict or problem with some element of society - the school, the law, etc.
Man vs. Self
where the main character of the story has a problem or struggle with him or herself