Writing Realistic Fiction Stories Independent Writing Project Grades 4-6

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Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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In this independent writing project, students will:

-draft, revise, and edit a realistic fiction story

-develop a main character

-develop a simple plot

-integrate sensory images into the story for setting

-use dialogue that moves the story forward

-write and illustrate a final copy for an audience

Teacher Notes:

Although this is an independent writing project, you will will need to teach and model the elements of a realistic fiction story.

Included in this packet:

-student instructions

-grading rubric (quality of writing, revision, conventions, and participation)

-Story Storm: Realistic Fiction Story Ideas brainstorming think sheet

-Building a Character think sheets

-Plotting a Story think sheets

-drafting paper

-Beta Reader (peer critique) feedback form

-Revision & Editing checklist

-final copy writing and illustration booklet

-Goof Proof checklist

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Total Pages
14 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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