Week 4- Fine? By: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Week of September 8-
This week we are exploring short story Fine? by Margaret Peterson Haddix. We will be focusing on the following story elements:
- Plot: The plot usually centers on a conflict, or struggle, faced by the main character
- Suspense: is a feeling of growing tension and excitement that makes the reader curious to find out what happens.
- Exposition: is the first stage of a typical story plot. This stage provides important background information and introduces the setting and characters.
- Falling action: follows the climax and eases the tension in the story.
Point of view:
- Point of view: refers to how a writer chooses to narrate a story.
- First-person point of view: the narrator is a character in the story and uses pronouns such as I, me, and, we.
- Third-person point of view- The narrator is not a character, but is more like a voice that tells the story.
- Third-person omniscient: the narrator knows what all the characters think and feel