English 2nd Hour "The Gift of the Magi" story - Our own ironic twist

English 2nd Hour "The Gift of the Magi" story - Our own ironic twist

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Hey, we should do a secret Santa gift exchange with each other this year!
  • Sure, that sounds like a great idea!
  • I wanted to get a new scooter, but getting my brother a secret Santa gift is a better way to spend my money. He's going to love it!!!!
  • Hmmm, I wonder what my sister is getting me.
  • Conflict
  • I wanted to get a new drone for Christmas, but getting my sister a secret Santa gift is a better way to spend my extra money. She's going to love it!!!!
  • Rising Action
  • David's going to love my secret Santa gift!
  • Emily's going to love my Secret Santa gift! (1 Hour Later)
  • Daniel and Emily want to try something new this year together, a secret Santa gift exchange! I have a feeling that they both already know what they're getting the other
  • Climax
  • Daniel's wondering what Emily is getting him. Emily has enough money to get his gift, but she wanted to buy a new scooter. She chose to give up her chance at a new scooter to get her brother Daniel a gift. Daniel has enough money to get her gift, but he wanted to buy a new drone. He chose to give up his chance at a new drone to get his sister a gift.
  • Falling Action
  • We got each other the same gift! Ha ha ha ha! How ironic!
  • Emily's on her way into the pet store to get Daniel's gift. She's sure he'll love it!!!! (1 Hour Later) Daniel's on his way into the pet store to get Emily's gift. He's sure she'll love it!!!!
  • Resolution
  • I guess we can have two special dogs then! What a great Christmas!
  • Emily is walking back home from the pet store with her gift for her brother. A brown and white dog with a blue collar. (Blue is Daniel's favorite color.) (1 Hour Later) Daniel's walking back home from the pet store with Emily's gift. A brown and white dog with a pink collar. (Pink is Emily's favorite color.)
  • David's going to be so surprised and excited!
  • Emily's going to be so surprised and excited! (1 Hour Later)
  • When Daniel comes home, an hour after Emily arrived, Emily told him it's time to reveal the gifts. When they realized that they both gave and got the same gift, they laughed. How ironic, they both wanted, and got, the dog they both liked from the pet store.
  • After laughing at each other they come up with a thoughtful solution. They'll both share their dogs, since they're the same. They both said, "What a great Christmas!"
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