Learning or teaching plot diagrams? Study with these Plot Diagram Templates and try to make the plot summary of some stories. Making a plot summaries is essential for building literary comprehension and appreciation. Using plot diagrams allows students to pick out major themes in the text, trace changes to major characters over the course of the narrative, and hone their analytic skills. The first template of the plot diagram is posted below.
This diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories. The basic triangle-shaped plot structure represents the beginning, middle, and end of a story. With these Plot Diagram Templates, try to make your own plot summary or you can use it to give to students as a tool to understand their favorite story.
This system is firstly introduced by Aristotle. However, Gustav Freytag modified Aristotle’s system by adding a rising action and a falling action to the structure. This interactive version of the graphic organizer supports both Aristotle’s and Freytag’s conceptualizations of plot structures. In the plot structure, there is exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and denouement.
We hope these templates will help young readers understand the idea about what is plot structure along with the examples. To download the diagram, simply click on the image and choose the save image shortcut! Download and get started right away!