On The Plot Map
Literary Devices
Other Vocab Words
Fun Facts about Miss Ireland!
100

The events that build up to the climax.

Rising Action

100

The central idea/message of the story (not always a lesson)

Theme

100

Something that repeats often enough that it becomes predictable

Pattern

100
The two teams Miss Ireland coaches.

JV Boys Soccer and A Boys Basketball

200

The end of the story when the conflict is solved.

Resolution

200

When the author hints at something that may happen later in the story.

Foreshadowing

200

Where and when a story takes place

Setting

200

Miss Ireland's favorite color

Green or Purple

300

The peak of the story, after the rising action and before the falling action.

Climax

300

When the reader knows what is going on, but the characters do not.

Dramatic Irony

300

The most exciting part of the story, consisting of the climax, falling action, and resolution.

Denouement

300

The sports Miss Ireland played in college.

Soccer and Basketball

400
DAILY DOUBLE

Exposition and Conflict

400

A look back into the past, sometimes it can show memories or a backstory.

Flashback

400

DAILY DOUBLE AGAIN

Cliff Hanger

400

The college Miss Ireland went to and got her degree from.

Husson University

500

The events that take place after the climax, leading into the resolution 

Falling Action

500

When the reader expects one thing and the opposite happens.

Situational Irony

500

The organization of events that take place in a story

Plot

500

The holiday that will be on the same day as Miss Ireland's birthday this year.

Thanksgiving

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