Title: Name of story Theme: Lesson of the story Characters: people or animal or objects present in the story Settings: the date and place it took place in Exposition: the beginning of the story; the introduction Conflict: the Problem (man versus another man, man versus society, man versus himself) Resolution: the ending and solution to the problem There are four parts of a story: Exposition: introduction of plot and characters Rising action: introduction of the problem Climax: the outcome of the conflict Falling action: the settling of conflict or descending of thrill Resolution: the ending and where the lesson of the short story is usually stated Hope this helps :)