# Teachers' Guide

PLOT/ Plot Diagram

Lesson Topic:   Plot/ Plot Diagram

Learning Objectives:

This lesson introduces the Plot as one of the Elements of short story, Structures of Plot and the Essential Parts of Plot. They are expected to answer the 7 questions with corresponding explanations as well as Plotting on a Plot diagram.

This lesson targets the student’s comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and grammar skills.

At the end of the lesson the students are able to;

1. define the elements of fiction, different structures of plot and the essential parts of plot;
2. differentiate the elements of fiction, different structures of plot and the essential parts of plot from each other;
3. Create or construct their own story using different structures of plot;
4. apply knowledge of plot to an original work of fiction (diagramming);
5. understand the flow of the story through various activities (quiz/game); and
6.  appreciate the importance of Plot in understanding the literary works (novels/ short story/ movies/ TV series) for future references.

Prerequisites/ Entry Level Skills:

Before the Activity will be conducted the teacher will orient first the students about the rules and regulations inside the laboratory.

Prior about the online treasure hunt, the teacher will discuss and explain first about the online treasure hunt on what is it and how it works.

Resources:

Hardware or software to be used:

-Computer or mobiles devices that has a stable access to internet connection

-Microsoft Word

-Chrome

-Websites

note: The hardware and software that need to be use listed above are available in the school Laboratory.

Implementation Guidelines:

The class will be divided into groups with five members each.

Each group will be helping each other to finish the activities or tasks before they  meet the deadline.

 Activity/Step Due date/ Deadline Read the Web resources given for background information June 28, 2021 Answering the questions July 12, 2021 Create a story and plot it in a Plot Diagram using Freytag’s Pyramid. July 19, 2021

Evaluation Scheme:

The students are required to create and construct a Plot Diagram using Freytag’s Pyramid. The Teacher will evaluate the students output based on the given rubric below.

Plot Diagram Rubric

 Poor 2 pts Fair 6 pts Good 8 pts Excellent 10 pts Exposition Poor Student/s did not include setting, characters, or conflict in their plot structure. Student/s do not demonstrate an understanding of the exposition. Fair Student/s demonstrate knowledge of only part of the setting, characters, or conflict. Student/s have partial understanding of the exposition. Good Student/s demonstrate knowledge of the setting, characters, or conflict. Student/s have adequate understanding of all parts in the exposition. Excellent Student/s demonstrate knowledge of the setting, characters, or conflict. Student/s have adequate understanding of all parts in the exposition. Rising Action Poor Students show minimal evidence of action that took place before reaching the turning point of the story. Students do not demonstrate an understanding. Fair Students show fair evidence of action taking place before the turning point. Students demonstrate partial understanding. Good Students show good evidence of action taking place before the turning point. Students demonstrate a good understanding. Excellent Students show strong evidence of action taking place before the turning point. Students demonstrate complete understanding. Climax Poor Students minimal understand the turning point in the story. Students follow a timeline instead of a plot; therefore missing the turning point. Fair Students show fair understanding concerning the turning point. Students can recognize the turning point, but have difficulty explaining it. Good Students show good understanding concerning the turning point. Students can recognize the turning point explain it. Excellent Students show strong understanding concerning the turning point. Students can recognize the turning point explain it in detail. Falling Action Poor Students show minimal evidence of action that took place after the turning point in the story. Students do not demonstrate understanding. Fair Students show fair evidence of action taking place before the turning point. Students demonstrate partial understanding. Good Students show good evidence of action taking place after the turning point. Students demonstrate a good understanding. Excellent Students show strong evidence of action taking place after the turning point. Students demonstrate complete understanding. Resolution Poor Students do not show evidence of a resolved conflict. The resolution does not relate to the exposition. Students do not demonstrate understanding. Fair Students show fair evidence of a resolved conflict. The resolution relates to the exposition, but details are lacking. Students show partial understanding. Good Students show good evidence of a resolved conflict. The resolution relates to the exposition, and include details. Students show good understanding. Excellent Students show strong evidence of a resolved conflict. The resolution relates to the exposition, and offers many details. Students understand completely.