Name of story _______________________ By __________________
SHORT STORY ELEMENTS WORKSHEET (PACTS) Fill in the following as appropriate:
POINT OF VIEW -- Point of view, or p.o.v., is defined as the angle from which the story is told. Circle which point of view is reflective of the story you read, and write a sentence explaining why this is the best choice.
I. PLOT – Write a point form summary of the plot.
a) Introduction –
b) Initial conflict –
c) Rising Action –
d) Climax –
e) Falling action –
f) Denouement –
CONFLICT— Identify which type or types of conflict are developed in the story. Briefly explain your choice (1 sentence).
Man vs. Man –
2) Man vs. Nature –
3) Man vs. Society –
4) Man vs. Himself/Herself –
II. ATMOSPHERE– the atmosphere of a story is the overall feeling which is created throughout the text.
Overall atmosphere –
Details that create help develop the story’s atmosphere –