Grade 9 English‐ Emergency Lesson Plans: In the event of an emergency school closing for
an extended period of time, you must complete the following assignments:
1. Watch a PG or PG‐13 movie.
2. Create a plot diagram based specifically on the movie. Provide examples from the movie to
show your understanding of the six elements of plot. Your plot diagram should include:
c. Rising Action
e. Falling Action Climax
Rising Action Falling Action
Exposition Conflict Resolution
3. Write a one page character analysis detailing the personality traits of any one character from
4. Create a Venn diagram where you compare and contrast the movie to something you have read.
You could compare/contrast elements such as theme, character personality traits, or any
element of plot. You must include at least 2 similarities and 4 differences (total 6 items).
Assignments will be collected by your English teacher.