What is Plot? - Examples & Definition


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How many acts are there in a traditional film plot?

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1. The end of a plot is called what?

2. Which of the following statements is UNTRUE of traditional plot structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of plot. Some of the information you'll be assessed on includes the number of acts in a traditional film plot as well as knowing the name for the end of a plot.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Number of acts in a traditional film plot
  • Term for the end of a plot
  • Truths regarding traditional plot structure
  • Identifying acts of a 3-part plot structure
  • Purpose of a plot built with a number of events

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on plot
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the number of acts in a traditional film plot and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ending of a plot
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about acts of a 3-part plot structure

Additional Learning

To learn more about storytelling, review the accompanying lesson called What is Plot? - Examples & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define plot
  • Describe the structure of traditional plots
  • Explain what a protagonist is and the protagonist's relationship to the plot of a story
  • Compare and contrast traditional and non-traditional plots