Historical Fiction Story Map CHARACTERS SETTING Time Period: 1620 PLOT Events: Who are they? Location(s): Characters' Actions: What are they like? Use a lot of detail and sensory words to describe Characters' what's around you. Feelings/Emotions: What will the reader learn about the history of this time? CONCLUSION * How will your journal entries end? * How much time has passed? * What changes have occurred? * Be sure your ending does not change facts in history. Elements of Historical Fiction form of fiction (not true) * based on historical events * authentic settings * characters portrayed in realistic manner * some characters may be actual people from history, but the story is fictional * artistic mix of fiction and historical fact * Characters:All characters must behave in realistic ways. Problem:The characters are involved in a dilemma that is realistic for that period. Description:Places and events are vividly described. Setting:The setting is a definite time in history and a very real place. Plot:Real events are mixed with fictional happenings. The plot makes sense and ends with a logical solution. Dialogue:The characters' words reflect what people knew and thought about in those times.