HeadS7 Power Point - undertheseathematicunit

Report
Story
Elements
With
Swimmy
Written and Illustrated by Leo Lionni
Created By: Dawn Head
EDEX 750
Click on book cover to have the story read to you!
Who was the main character in the book?
CORRECT!!! Swimmy is the main character.
A good story also includes:
*What the character looks like.
*How the character acts
*How a character changes
Click on Swimmy to go to the
next question.
Sorry. The eel is not the main character.
Remember the main character of the story
is the person or thing on which the story
is focused. It does most of the action in
the story.
Click on Eel to go back to the
question.
Sorry. The Medusa is not the main
character.
Remember the main character of the story
is the person or thing on which the story
is focused. It does most of the action in
the story.
Click on Medusa to go back to
the question.
What was the setting of the story?
Forest
Ocean
Dessert
Sorry.
Think about what
Swimmy needs to survive.
Try again.
Sorry.
Think about what
Swimmy needs to survive.
Try again.
CORRECT!!!
The story takes place in the
ocean. The setting can also
include when the story
takes place.
PLOT
The plot is what happens in
the story. There is a sequence
of events in the story. There
are 2 major parts of the plot:
• Conflict
• Conflict Resolution
Conflict
The conflict in a story is
usually a problem that the
main character has.
What was Swimmy’s
conflict?
Sorry. Try again.
Swimmy met the lobster, but he
was not a problem in the story.
Click on Lobster to go back to
the question.
Sorry. Try again.
Swimmy met the Strange Fish, but
they were not a problem in the
story.
Click on the Strange Fish to go
back to the question.
CORRECT!!!
Swimmy’s brothers and sisters (red
fish) were eaten by the Big Tuna.
Swimmy doesn’t have any friends
to swim with him.
Sequence of Events
The sequence of events is
all the things that happen
in the story in order.
The conflict is part of the
sequence of events. It usually
happens in the middle.
What happened before
Swimmy’s conflict?
OR
Sorry. Try again.
Swimmy was alone after the Big
Tuna ate his brothers and sisters.
Click on Swimmy to go back to
the question.
CORRECT!!!
Swimmy swam with his brothers
and sisters before they were eaten
by the Big Tuna.
What happened after
Swimmy’s conflict?
OR
Sorry. Try again.
Swimmy swan through the Sea
Anemone before the Big Tuna ate
his brother and sisters.
Click on the Sea Anemone to
go back to the question.
CORRECT!!!
Swimmy finds a new school of red
fish!
Conflict Resolution
Conflict resolution is when
the conflict (or problem) is
resolved (or fixed).
How did Swimmy solve
his conflict?
OR
Sorry. Try again.
Click on the school of fish to go
back to the question.
CORRECT!!!
Swimmy gets the new school of fish
to swim together so they look like a
big fish!
Click on the picture to see
what happens!
Swimmy and his new friends scare away the big
fish so they can play together!

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