Organize and complete a rough draft including:Beginning paragraph3 middle paragraphsending paragraphStudents went through 8 different checkers on the Prentice Hall site and applied the suggestions to their personal narrativeAnalyze the first 10 sentences of the personal narrative forBeginning wordsUse of transitionsVivid verbsDescriptive adjectivesSimple and complex sentencesPeer editing was completed with a writing buddyStudents will apply the 5 elements of a plot to the short storyStudents needed to read their chapter book and collect data to synthesize a judgment in the material just readStudents needed to use available data on the Dream Series books to select one to read for the book chatStudents read their chapter book and used the inference formula to make 2 inferences from the materials read What I Learned+What I Know+ InferenceStudents apply each of the elements of fiction to their book chat book 3 completed rough drafts showing progress from the 1st to the 3rde-rater grade on the personal narrativee-rater grade on the personal narrative
posted on: October 27, 2005
Construct a graphic map
Respond to the impact of size, color, design, and the content of the text
Engage in close observation as they peruse the text for validating comparisons and contrasts
Stretch for their symbols synthesizing their impressions and ideas
Analyze and organize their ideas
Identify and apply the following in a personal narrative:
Narrowing down and completing the selection of a topic
Construct a writing outline
Construct a rough draft
Identifying and applying at least 4 sensory details in the personal narrative
Identifying and applying transitions to the personal narrative.
Writing a beginning, middle, and ending paragraphs that contain the requirements for these paragraphs in a personal narrative
Including a clincher/closing sentence in each paragraph of the personal narrative
Metacognitive Aspect of Creating a Sun-Mandala (map- making)
Students are to be comfortable with the physical aspects of using color, shape, and understand the relationship of what they draw to what they think, say, or write.
Rough draft of personal narrative
Quality and completion of a writing outline
Quality and construction of a rough draft
Completion of a sensory detail chart for their personal narrative
Personal narrative rough draft
posted on: October 09, 2005
This document provides the nuts and bolts for success with the narrative writing assignment.
posted on: September 20, 2005
Complete each station of the carousel brainstorming experience,
Identify the 4 types of sentences used in a passage.
Write a passage using 4 types of sentences.
Personal pronouns antecedents of pronouns
Reworded a writing piece to include the above.
Created a free form map
Speculated how the use of each step in the writing process would improve writing
Developed strategies for using this story as a model for their narrative writing piece
Summary paragraph of the novel including the theme (message from the author to the reader).
posted on: September 14, 2005
Guidelines for Narrative Writing will explain to students each specific requirement of this assignment. Assessment pieces are included, as well.
posted on: August 30, 2005