W.8.3a

Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

 
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Storyboarding For Narrative Writing

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Your story in pictures. Turning words into pictures to improve writing.

 
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Learning The Qualities Of Narrative Writing

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Reading and Analyzing Mentor Texts
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Reading and Analyzing Mentor Texts
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Breaking down narratives into the core components: Answers the question what is in a narrative.

 
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Revising Of Personal Narratives: Change The Lead

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Changing the lead: Looking at various ways to pull a reader in.

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8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing Workshop
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

No Need to Sit on My Knee: I Can Tell A Story in 1-2-3!

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Introducing Working Outlines

8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part III
8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part III
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Help students shape the bundle of ideas in their heads into well-organized essays.

 
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Narrative Writing Workshop: It’s All Claimed Up in My Thesis Statement

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing Workshop
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing Workshop
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's logic that drives my organization and claims for writing this story!

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Common Core ELA
 
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