An ENGAGING and EFFECTIVE approach to fictional narratives!
This 125 page file is full of ideas to help your students unlock their inner author! It contains 13 mini-lessons designed to help your students see themselves as real authors with stories to tell. Each lesson has fun manipulatives or interactive notebook templates to assist your students with each stage of the writing process and make writing even more fun!
Mentor Text Suggestions
Detailed Writer's Workshop Lessons
Lesson 1: Finding Inspiration- Our Lives Can Spark Ideas
Lesson 2:With a Twist- Flipping the Script
Lesson 3: Believable Characters- Bringing Them to Life
Lesson 4: Creating Suspense- Struggles & Motivations
Lesson 5: Plotting it Out- Using the Story Rollercoaster
Lesson 6: On the Scene- Show Don't Tell
Lesson 7: Discovery Draft- Crafting the Heart of the Story
Lesson 8: Lively Lead- Studying Mentor Texts
Lesson 9: Supper Setting- Getting Oriented
Lesson 10: Epic Ending- Leaving a Lasting Impression
Lesson 11: The Wise Revise-Rereading With a Lens
Lesson 12: Edit It- Using Checklists to Edit a Story
Lesson 13: Let's Celebrate- Sharing with Others
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