Narrative Writing

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Sep 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Motivation makes all the difference. And what's more motivating than the expectation of success? The instructions are clear and to the point, so students can quickly get down to writing practice in these 64-page eBook worktexts. Helpful prompts pack the worktext lesson pages including illustrations, examples, and sample responses. Sample Content: book and movie reviews, travelogue, a character sketch, fashions.
 

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Contents

Friendly Letter
6
Everyday Experiences
8
What Happened Next?
10
Prewriting Brainstorming
12
If Animals Could Talk
14
Travelogue
16
A Day in the Life of
18
Sentences Fragments and RunOns
20
Mechanics Spelling
36
Dialogue
38
Conflicts in a Narrative
40
Climax
42
Vocabulary
44
Tone and Mood
46
Style
48
Video Script
50

One Thing Ill Always Remember
22
Writing a Biography
24
Paraphrasing a Famous Fable or Folktale
26
Grammar Parts of Speech
28
Writing a Plot for a Mystery Story
30
Using Setting as a Springboard
32
Creating Characters
34
Modifiers Adjectives and Adverbs
52
Brainstorming a Sequel
54
Fast Forward
56
Historical Narrative
58
The Writing Process Transitional Words and Phrases
60
Eyewitness Account The First Thanksgiving
62
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