This is a POWERFUL tool to add to your writers toolkit. It is a 17 slide powerpoint that TEACHES at least 10 different 'scene' writing moves.
All talented teachers model for students how to write by using mentor texts. This resource is a collection of short SAMPLE scenes each one unique and 'teachable' As good teachers know, all FICTION WRITING IS JUST A COLLECTION OF DIFFERENT ENGAGING MOMENTS WRITTEN IN SCENES (like a collection of movie scenes).
The resource begins with a colorful and engaging H/O for your students' writer's notebooks that lists at least 8-10 different 'types of scenes differentiated to different levels.
Extended Metaphor Scene
Figurative Language Scene
Slow Motion Scene
'Up the Garden Path' Scene
Count Up and Count Down Scenes
Each technique could be taught as a mini lesson, mid-workshop teaching point, or just be printed and given as a mentor text example.
Some scenes can be built into an entire lesson e.g. adding symbolism to writing.
This is a RESOURCE for your writing tool kit that WILL make a massive different on your students' MS and HS fiction writing.