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6th Grade LA
|The people, animals, or imaginary creatures that take part in the story.
|Name 4 character traits
|1) thoughts, feelings, or actions 2) their relationships with other characters 3) their dialogue 4) Their description
|What is dialogue?
|What the characters say - conversation
|What is a description?
|The central or main character, problem solver
|Whatever the main character struggles with, problem causer (another character, situation, or environment)
|Point of View
|The view from which the story is told. Who is telling the story?
|Name 3 points of view
|1) 1st person 2) 2nd person 3) 3rd person (omniscient or limited)
|Told by the main character or a minor character. Told from the view of "I".
|When the narrator is speaking to someone. The pronoun "you" will be used.
|told from the narrator's perspective. Told from the view of "he" or "she".
|3rd person omniscient
|The narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of ALL the characters in the story.
|3rd person limited
|The narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of only ONE character in the story.
|The time and place in which the story occurs.
|The setting is usually described through ____________________
|Name 3 sensory details
|1) sight - A balding man with piercing, green eyes sat alone 2)smell - A delightfully sweet aroma engulfed the room 3) hear - eager screams, piercing whistles
|The series of events
|The problem or struggle in the story (internal or external).
|The protagonist or main character is having a problem or struggle with himself. Character vs. Self
|The character has a problem with another character or with a situation around him. Character vs. Character Character vs. Society Character vs. Nature Character vs. Machine (Technology)
|Character vs. Self
|The struggle takes place in his or her own mind.
|Character vs. Character
|A character struggles with another character.
|Character vs. Society
|The character fights against social traditions or rules.
|Character vs. Nature
|A character struggles with a force of nature or natural disaster.
|Character vs. Machine
|A character struggles against machinery or technology.
|The turning point of the story.
|The message about life or human nature that the writer wants to convey or show to the reader.
|The end of the story. How a story resolves.