Writing from a Different Perspective Activity - Common Core Aligned

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4th - 8th
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Take advantage of this ASSIGN & GO Narrative Writing Activity! Getting students to grasp writing from a different perspective is hard since they want to change the pronouns and call it a day. This product shows them the process for rewriting the passage from a different point of view AND adding their own details. 

This activity includes 10 interesting survival stories for students to choose from and two user-friendly graphic organizer options to help students grasp how to add their own details and reword the passage.

This product includes:

❶ Student “Cheat” Sheet

❷ Graphic Organizers

❸ Rubrics

❹ Writing Sheet

❺ Writing Sheet with Rubric

❻ Google Classroom READY Version of Writing Sheets

❼ 10 Survival Story Options

❽ Sample Activity to Help Students Understand

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.


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