Characters: Tell who in the story
Place: Tell where the story takes place
Time: Tell when the story happens
One or more characters have a problem. What is it?
Goal: One or more of the characters solve the problem. They need something to happen. Sometimes we call this the action in a story.
Events: Things that happen in a story that tell how the characters get the problem and goal to the ending of the story.
What happened at the end of the story? Tells how characters achieved his/her goal and solved the problem. Most all questions are answered.