Teaching Narrative Writing

Teaching Narrative Writing

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Students can write organized, compelling fiction and nonfiction narrative when they have the right tools. The engaging writing lessons and student reproducibles in this book give kids the scaffolding they need to keep their stories on track. Includes creative planning forms, charts and maps, revision checklists, peer conference guidelines, rubrics and more. Lessons by a master teacher and writer include posing main dramatic questions, identifying story ingredients, and writing in the content areas. For use with Grades 4-8.It is interesting to note that I have never had a student fall into the aquot;Needs Workaquot; category when the rubric has been created before the writing. ... For story, the criteria can be: 0 focus Ar illustrations that add meaning (published story) *Aly meaning 0 clarity/fluency $5 vocabulary 0 ... of g tg|e Ar thoughtful title $ e|ements Qf fantasy 0 show, not tell There is a slight hierarchy in the importance of these elements.

Title:Teaching Narrative Writing
Author:Lola M. Schaefer
Publisher:Scholastic Inc. - 2000-12-01


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