The exposition of this story is when all of the children are gathering rocks for what's to come. The children are playing and just being silly.
The lottery begins, and everyone is lined up. The conflict of this story is the Lottery itself. Nobody knows who will get picked, and who will get stoned to death.
The rising action of this story is when the head of each house picks from the old black box.
The climax of this story is when everyone open's their lottery ticket, and Bill Hutchinson gets picked. Tessie Hutchinson thinks that it was not fair because Mr. Summers did not give him time enough to take any paper he wanted.
The falling action of this story is when the Hutchinsons eventually do the next lottery, to see who gets stoned to death
The resolution of this story is when Tessie gets picked, and gets stones thrown at her.