The Twins, A Poem by Henry S. Leigh (Plot): Spotlight On Literary Elements

By: Tara McCarthy

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The Escape by J. B.. Stamper (Plot): Spotlight On Literary Elements 20
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The Open Window, by Saki (Character): Spotlight On Literary Elements 12
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A Bird Came Down the Walk & The Mouse (Character): Spotlight On Literary Elements 9
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Watermelon Preserves, by Salome Blignaut (Setting): Spotlight On Literary Elements 18
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On the Beach at Night & Home-Thoughts, From Abroad (Setting): Spotlight On Literary Elements 9
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The Emperor's New Clothes, by Hans Christian Andersen (Theme): Spotlight On Literary Elements 17
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Just a Tyke, by Joe White (Theme): Spotlight On Literary Elements 9
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The Mountain and the Squirrel & Mother to Son (Theme): Spotlight On Literary Elements 11
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Miracles & Beauty (Theme): Spotlight On Literary Elements 12
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The Tell-Tale Heart - A Retelling of the Story by Edgar Allan Poe (Foreshadowing & Flashback): Spotlight On Literary Elements 13
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Spring Rain - A Poem by Sara Teasdale (Foreshadowing & Flashback): Spotlight On Literary Elements 8
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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, A Retelling of the Story (Tone & Mood): Spotlight On Literary Elements 18
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Father William - A Poem by Lewis Carroll (Tone & Mood): Spotlight On Literary Elements 5
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The Heartbeat of a Dinosaur, by Delia Gorman (Point of View): Spotlight On Literary Elements 13
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Excerpt from Hitty: Her First Hundred Years, by Rachel Field (Point of View): Spotlight On Literary Elements 23
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As a story, “The Twins” is very brief; yet it has all the elements of plot. The first verse serves as an introduction, the second and third as the complications. The climax and the resolution come in the last four lines of the poem. This poem is fun to read aloud, especially if it’s done with a “serious” voice! This unit introduces to students the literary element of plot in poetry: premise, complications, climax, and resolution. Includes the poem "The Twins", an "About Plot" teaching page, a story summary, plus SIX thought-provoking reproducibles.

Grades 4 - 8

Choose one of your favorite fiction stories—a different story from "The Twins." Summarize the plot. Then, tell what you liked best about the book.

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