2. rising action: develops the conflict or struggle
3. climax: the stage of greatest interest
4. falling action: shows how the conflict is resolved
5. resolution: reveals the story's final outcome; ties up loose ends
Short Story - Duffy's Jacket
As we read Duffy's Jacket, we are going to record the important events that happen in the first three stages of plot.
We will stop reading the story after the first 3 stages and it will up to you to write the stories falling action and resolution.
How do you think the story should end? Write a conclusion
to the story that includes the falling action and resolution.
Explain how the conflicts are resolved and what the characters learn.
Your ending should be realistic to the story and should include dialogue between characters.