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ELEMENTS OF PLOT IN THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE

1. After reading the poem and discussing with your tablemates - complete
the following chart identifying the plot elements in the narrative poem.
CHARACTERS who are the
characters in this story?
Describe the major players in
this event?
SETTING where and when
does this story take place?

CONFLICT what is the major


problem in the story?

RISING ACTION what events


take place leading up to the
turning point in the story?

CLIMAX what event would


be considered the turning
point or peak of the action?

FALLING ACTION what


events follow the climax?

RESOLUTION is the problem


in the story resolved? If so
how?

THEME what lesson or


message does this story
teach?

2. Now that you have completed the chart, write a 1-2 sentence summary
statement for poem.