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Writer's Workshop Genre Writing Unit - Historical Fiction

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In this genre writing unit, students will learn to write quality Historical Fiction. The unit is designed to help teachers walk their students through the Historical Fiction writing process-from brainstorming, to researching, to peer conferencing and editing their papers.

Historical Fiction is a unique form of narrative text-it is based on a historic event that helps to shape the setting and characters. This genre writing unit provides students with three diverse writing activities that focus on these three story components: setting, character, and conflict. By focusing on these unique elements, and by reviewing mentor text examples, students are able to find success writing authentic Historical Fiction.

This unit includes:
*Expository text description of Historical Fiction (The Background Scoop)
*Teacher instructions for each step of the writing process:
-Importance of each writing step
-Time needed for each writing step
-Suggestions for classroom implementation
*Student Worksheets:
-Brainstorming Setting
-Brainstorming Story Concepts
-Story Mapping
-Research
-Setting Revisions
-Character Revision
-Historical Event Revisions
-Peer Conference
-Editing
-Final Grade Rubric
-Answer Keys for worksheets requiring them

This writing unit covers the following Common Core Strands:
*W.6.3a. Establish a context and introduce characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
*W.6.3b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue and description, to develop characters.
*W.6.3d. Use precise words and phrases along with sensory language to convey experiences and events.
*W.6.3e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
*L.6.1 & L.6.2 Demonstrates command of spelling, grammar, and punctuation in writing.

This genre writing unit helps to create quality narrative text. It simplifies the writing process, provides the teacher with helpful activities, and teaches students how to improve their current writing skill.
Total Pages
35
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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