The plot of a story is the action that takes place. The plot is driven by a conflict, or struggle between opposing forces. This might be a struggle between two characters, between a character and nature, within a character, or between a character and society as in the story, “Harrison Bergeron.”
Directions: In the chart, record the ways in which Harrison and the government oppose each other.
What the Government Believes
How Harrison is Different
Use the details you recorded in the chart to write a summary of the main conflict in the story. Your summary of the main conflict should be five sentences in length:
Writing: Harrison Bergeron rebelled against the laws of society that regulated equality. Write a note the Harrison might have written to his parents explaining his reasons. Use at least two words from the box in your note.
The plot of a story revolves around a conflict between opposing forces. The conflict directs the action of the story and may be settled in the resolution of the story. Often, the conflict is between two characters who may have different values and priorities.
Want Maggie to have quilts
irections: Write the conflicts between Dee and her family on the chart. One conflict has been recorded for you.
Writers don’t always tell you everything you need to know. You must read between the lines, or make inferences, or logical guesses, based on story details and your own experiences.
Directions: As you read, record the details about the characters’ words and actions. Then make inferences about their personalities and attitudes based on these details and your own experiences. One has been done for you.
Thinks orchids are tacky flowers
Vocabulary Word Squares (Frayer Model)
Directions: For each of the four words, create a vocabulary word square to identify the word’s definition. Follow the example above.
Directions: Answer the following questions on the lines provided.
For each character, write one good and one bad character trait.