Some students found that writing realistic fiction was easy for them. Others wanted to include monsters and gratuitous violence. It depended upon what the students read, watched or played in their spare time. Students who read realistic fiction have an easier time with this assignment.
Included in this packet is a planning sheet, an editing checklist, two original examples and a rubric for grading. This lesson corresponds with Common Core Standards for Fifth Grade Narrative Writing. A checklist aligned to CCSS Writing is included.