CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story

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CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
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Steps to Writing a Short Story
Appropriate for grades 4-7 & Homeschool


PURPOSE:
This handy little file holds the keys to guiding your students through the process of writing and publishing a short story. Help your students understand the steps an author must go through to publish their own work starting with character development and moving all the way through publishing!

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
This product contains:
     ☆A 10 step process for helping students develop a short story
     ☆4 pages of printables
     ☆Includes “trading card” strategy for helping with character development

STORY:
I developed this product when my students who had been writing short stories since Pre K. I found it interesting that many of them had never made it through the full editing process to publishing. As a way to keep it interesting, I decided to design the character card printable for students to make a trading card for their main character (many students made connections to Magic, Pokemon or even sports trading cards). From there I build the entire 10 step process which took my students about 3 weeks to complete.

POSSIBLE EXTENSIONS:
We read our stories to a younger grade level and had students practice read-aloud skills and questioning skills.

MATERIALS/PRE-REQS:
Besides this file, you may require:
     ☆A teacher example of what you want the finished project should look like
     ☆Plenty of lined paper

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Total Pages
6
Answer Key
Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story
CO-CURRICULUM - Steps to Writing a Short Story