Transcript HALLOWEEN CREATIVE NARRATIVES
HALLOWEEN CREATIVE NARRATIVES
I can write a narrative story that includes: setting, plot, sensory details, clear language, and logical sequence of events
What are specific elements of a story? What must every story have?
Share with a partner.
Let’s list them:
WRITING PROMPT • Write a make believe Halloween story. Make sure your story has a beginning, middle, and end with a well developed setting and plot.
Let’s brainstorm what our story must have.
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Pick a setting.
In your writing journal, brainstorm the different aspects of your setting.
• • • • Schedule • MONDAY-
– If not finished in class to be take home for homework THURSDAY -SELF EDIT/BUDDY EDIT FRIDAY -FINAL DRAFT
• PRE-WRITE What are some different organizers we can use to organize our thoughts for our story?
• Let’s learn about a new graphic organizer.
• Fold a piece of scratch paper into sixths and draw out the main events of your story in each square. Make sure you have an introduction, climax, and resolution.
• When you are done add action verbs to your squares. These action verbs should help tell the story.
• Retell your story to two buddies.
Rough Draft • • • • Review prompt.
Get out your pre-write from yesterday and retell your story to one other person to review your thoughts and ideas.
Begin writing your story.
– REMEMBER TO SKIP LINES.
EDITING AND REVISING • • • • • Read self editing check list.
Read story out loud, make changes, fill out self editing check list.
Find two different people and read your story aloud.
Together fill out the buddy editing check list.
Begin your final draft.
Final Draft • • • • Review prompt.
Get out your rough draft and from yesterday and re read your story one more time.
Begin writing your final draft.