Story summary template - Mind Map

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Learn to establish the main aspects of a story while consolidating the important details that support them.

Keywords: literature, writing, story, summarizing

Story summary template

Story summary template

With this story summary template, you can establish the main aspects of a story and discuss the main character traits, objectives, problems, effects, and solutions to those problems from the story.


Type in the name of the story or historical event you are planning to summarize.


A solution is found for the problem or challenge.


What was the solution to the problem? Type it in.


Resolution is the part of the story's plot where the main problem is resolved or worked out.


And then what happened?

What is the ending of the story or event? Type it in.


This is the But moment in the story or event, when one or several issues arise, messing up the character's plans.


What is the conflict or problem that has occurred? Type it in.


What's the impact of this issue upon the action of events? Type it in.


What led to this issue? Type it in.


This is the Wanted component in the story and it refers to what your character planned on doing in this story or event.


What are the character's plans? Type them in.


It can be a person, an animal, a monster, a figure, an item, and it is the centerpiece of the entire story.

Who is the main character in the story? Type in his/her name.



What are the traits that best describe the main character? Type them in.

Why use a Mindomo mind map template?

Mind maps help you brainstorm, establish relationships between concepts, organize and generate ideas.

However, mind map templates offer an easier way to get started, as they are frameworks that contain information about a specific subject with guiding instructions. In essence, mind map templates ensure the structure that combines all the elements of a specific subject and serves as a starting point for your personal mind map. They are a resource for providing a practical solution to create a mind map on a particular topic, either for business or education.

Mindomo brings you smart mind map templates that allow you to function and think effortlessly.

A template has various functionalities:

Descriptive topics

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Default branch

Removing the template data

You can choose from a variety of mind map templates from Mindomo's business or educational accounts, or you can create your own mind map templates from scratch. Any mind map can be transformed into a mind map template map by adding further guiding notes to one of its topics.

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