Get and use this template collection of printable plot diagram graphic organizer to help students illustrate the plot of any story. Ask them to write brief summary statements to depict their understanding and comprehension of the events in the story. This can be used with the plot of any novel or short story. Just fill in the story’s title, and you’re ready to roll! The first one below is the plot diagram for third grade students.
The Plot 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. This plot diagram graphic organizers directs the student to fill out each part of the plot diagram. Five elements of a story’s plot (introduction, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution) provide the structure for this graphic organizer. This printable is customizable.
This graphic organizers worksheet directs the student to fill out each part of the plot diagram. By identifying story characters, plot, setting, problem and solution, students read carefully to learn the details. There are many different types of story map graphic organizers. The most basic focus on the beginning, middle, and end of the story. More advanced organizers focus more on plot or character traits.
This diagram helps to improve students’ comprehension, provide students with a framework for identifying the elements of a story, and help students of varying abilities organize information and ideas efficiently. These diagrams are available for you to use in order to organize your thoughts and help you with reading comprehension.