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PowerPoint Presentation

Literature Elements: Independent Reading
Presentation Date:_________________________

Choose a fiction novel of at least 175 pages (must be okayed by me). You will
prepare a PowerPoint presentation that will cover literary elements in the novel.
Below you will find specifics concerning what you need to do. Use this sheet as a
checklist, and mark off items as you complete them.

Slide 1: Title Slide. Include the following on this slide:
Novel title Author Your name
Your hour The date A “blurb”

Slides 2-4: Brief synopsis of the novel
Describe the main character (protagonist) along with any other important
characters
Setting (both time and place)
Explain the major problems. Are there both internal and external conflicts?
Slide 5: Choose either suspense, flashback, or foreshadowing
Explain how/where element is used in your novel
Write a quote with page number to show element
Slide 6: Choose either personification, symbol, or climax
Explain how/where element is used in your novel
Write a quote with page number to show element
Slide 7: Choose either idiom, dialect, or allusion
Explain how/where element is used in your novel
Write a quote with page number to show element
Slide 8: Conclusion
Explain whether you would or would not recommend the novel you read. Be
specific.
Write the book citation (MLA format) at the very end.
Other Requirements
Time Limit: five-seven minutes
Follow rules on the “PowerPoint Design Tips” handout
Use at least four graphics in slide show