Pixar short film: Day and Night
Lesson: Plot Structure: PowerPoint
-Freytag’s Pyramid (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, denouement)
-Interactive Notebook Foldable (Esposition and Rising Action, Climax)
-Table Groups (detail significant events in story that make up exposition and rising action, and climax)
Explain reasoning for choosing events as falling action and denouement.
Bell Work: DOL
Pg. 34 What do you fear most? Survey: *rank your fears*
“The School Play” pg 36-42
Students read the story in pairs, discuss the significant events in the story. Take note of target passages.
Students will complete a plot diagram independently.
*PLOT DIAGRAM due Friday 9/4* Formative Assessment:
Monitor, observe, and discuss with students as they complete the assignment. Focus on the “Why?”
Questions to be answered for each day’s lesson:
What do the students need to be able to do (master)? 2. What are the activities you will plan to help them reach mastery? 3. When students do not reach mastery, how will you intervene?