Narrative Writing

"Write narratives to recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events. Include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings. Use temporal words to signal event order and provide a sense of closure."

1st Learning Target

Identify a single event to write about from a collection of ideas.

How are pumpkins related to our writing????

Did you see where that pumpkin was from? It won first prize at the Missouri State Fair. I bet there are a lot of seeds inside that pumpkin! We don't want to write a huge "pumpkin" story. Instead, pick out the most interesting "seed" idea!

Twitter is a good example of seed ideas! Why do we tweet the things we tweet? Which of tweets (seed ideas) could we turn into a story?

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