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COMPLETE
EPISODE
STAGE

Braidy Analysis Form
MAIN CHARACTER: Who is your story about?
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Evan, Ellie, Jessie and Molly
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SETTING: Where does your story take place?
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The Ocean
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INITIATING EVENT: What happened to the character to cause him/her to do something?

The kids take a boat to the ocean and decide to look for a shark
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tooth
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INTERNAL RESPONSE (response to the kick-off): What are the character’s
feelings about what happened? (emotions, goals, desires, intentions or thoughts)

Excited
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PLAN: What does the character WANT to do? Think about the kick-off and the
internal
response.
Keep their bodies in a group while they look
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for a sharktooth
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ATTEMPT: How does the character solve the problem?

They look in the coral, but no shark tooth*
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Feeling Words

They look in the seaweed,
ATTEMPT: __________________________________________

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but no shark tooth
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They look in the sunken ship,
ATTEMPT: __________________________________________
but no shark tooth
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They look in the cave, where
ATTEMPT: __________________________________________
there is a whole shark!
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ATTEMPT: __________________________________________
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DIRECT CONSEQUENCE: What happened as a result

*The attempts
also can be re-told
re: the social-cog
aspect of storycharacters keep
“leaving the group!”

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Planning Words
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of the action? Is there a complication in the plan?

Cohesive Ties

The characters swim quickly back to safety
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RESOLUTION: How does the character feel about the
consequence?
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Keeping their bodies in a group helped them
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