“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant”

             Think about an emotional decision you once had to make. Then read the story to see if your decision was more similar or dissimilar to the decision the narrator of the story has to make. He has to decide what is more important to him: catching the biggest fish in the river or having a date with a girl who hates fishing. As you read, fill in the boxes. The conflict box is filled in for you.

Text Box: Exposition (setting, characters, background information):


Text Box: Conflict/Problem: Choose the fish or choose the girl?


Text Box: Rising Action - Plot Event 2:

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Text Box: Climax and Resolution (What the narrator decides to do):

Text Box: Falling Action and Denouement (How the story ends):



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