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Plot Structure: A Literary Elements Mini-Lesson

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Plot Structure: A Literary Elements Mini-Lesson

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia


National Council of Teachers of English


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January 11, 2018

This was great! As a brand new teacher, I really appreciate that I can easily find the standards that this assignment will address!


James Carmicle

December 26, 2013

I will try the lesson with my Honors American Literature students using The Scarlet Letter (consider title is italicized or underlined). Thanks for creating a clear, concise lesson plan that enhances understanding of plot analysis.


caimin lynch

May 25, 2011

Thank you Tracy, this is great! It's clear, concise and well presented. Thank you very much for taking time and effort to create this lesson.



November 12, 2010

thank you! this website helped me ALOT with the book "the old man and the sea". my students understand the "triangle" MUCH better!
thanks again! :))
Scarlet Hemmingway



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