PLOT NOTES Definition: The sequence of related events that make up a story; the writer’s blueprint for what happens in the story.
Main Events:Major events that occur throughout the story that impact the characters in a big way.
Minor Events: Smaller events in the story that contribute to the main action.
Elements of Plot:
Exposition: Sets the stage for the story. Characters are introduced, setting is described, and the conflict begins to unfold.
Rising Action:the events in the story that build up and lead to the climax.