TS- Topic Summary: What the whole paragraph will be about (always colored BLUE)
CD- Concrete Detail: A solid fact that gives as much description as possible (always colored RED)
CM- Commentary: An opinion or comment (always colored GREEN)
CS-Closing Summary: Explains what the whole paragraph was all about. (always colored BLUE)
Imperative Sentences: Telling someone to do something.
Declarative Sentences: Telling someone something.
Exposition: the first stage of a typical story plot. It introduces important characters, settings, and conflict or sets the stage for it.
Rising Action: introduces obstacles that make the character’s problems more complicated.
Climax: Is the turning point in the story and the moment of greatest suspense.
Falling Action: Reveals the outcome of the story’s climax; it eases out the plot.
Resolution: Reveals the story’s final outcome. Sometimes twists are revealed at this point
Setting: Where and when a story takes place.
Characters: Objects, Animals, and Humans that make up the story and take part in it.
External Conflict involves a struggle between a character and an outside force, such as another character, a force of nature, or society.
Internal conflict: Is a struggle that takes place within a character’s own mind, as he or she wrestles with difficult thoughts, feelings, or choices.
Order of the Main Parts of a Story:
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution.
Thanks to ENPS student 805 who typed these notes up!