Harrison Bergeronby Kurt VonnegutShort Story AnalysisStandardsLAFS.910.RL.1.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.LAFS.910.RL.1.3Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.LAFS.910.RL.2.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokesa sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).PLOT:There are many events that take place within a story – some are important and others are less important. Being able to identify KEY PLOT POINTS is important to understanding the overall meaning of the work. If you had to sum up the story Harambe Bergeronin only 5 key plot events, what would they be? Talk with your table and create your list (in order). Explain why you chose each event Remember! These are only the KEY EVENTS that take place – don’t be fooled by “filler” information in the story.