4. Add Plot, Conflict, and Resolution

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In this video, you will add more details about the story to your book report.

Each part of your report will go on its own slide.

You will add slides for the plot, conflict, and resolution .

To begin, add a slide and give it a title.

The plot relates to the events that happen in the story.

It usually begins with a problem and ends with a final outcome.

Start by describing the event and problem that’s introduced in the beginning of the story.

Then, add what the important characters in the story want to do to overcome the problem.

Mention what the characters had to do in the story to move towards their goal or face their challenge.

Did they show certain strengths and weaknesses?

As you type in the slide, you may need to resize the text or text box to make it fit on the slide.

Next, duplicate this slide .

The new copy has the same format and layout as the previous one and saves you time from having to format the text again.

Give the slide a title.

This is your opportunity to list the specific conflicts the important characters faced in the story.

Replace the old text on the slide with details about the conflict.

It may include one or more specific characters in the story.

Conflicts may also include weather, animals, or other types of nature.

Continue to list the conflicts in the story.

Next, duplicate the last slide and describe the resolution or final outcome of the story.

Write about whether the characters reached their goals and got past their obstacles.

Did the characters solve or overcome their problems?

What happened at the end of the story?

As you list the resolutions, consider how the characters changed by the end of the story compared to how they were in the beginning of the book.

Add more slides if you run out of space.

Instructions

  1. Add a slide and write the plot.
  2. Duplicate a slide and write the conflict.
  3. Add a slide and write the resolution of the story.