Short StoriesAlthough we'll be reading these stories in class, you'll want to review the stories by following the links below. Consider the elements of fiction we've discussed as you read these stories."7th grade" by Gary SotoFOCUS: Plot Line (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution)FOCUS: Prediction and Foreshadowing
"War of the Wall" by Toni Cade BamabraFOCUS: Symbolism and ThemeYou'll need to know the following terms/information at the end of the unit:
- major characters
- major plot events
- foreshadowing in "Charles"
- symbolism in "War of the Walls"
- conflict types