Story plan sample - Section 3: Planning the Narrative

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My Life As an Artifact (or Fossil) – the Planning Process

Unit 2: Narrative Writing: Life Above & Below Ground
Lesson 1 of 2

Objective: Write a scene about an artifact or fossil explaining its origin, how it ended up buried, or what happened once it was excavated by an archaeologist from the point of view of a narrator, a character, or the item itself.

Big Idea: Plan a story & make it pop by writing from the point of view of a recently uncovered artifact and by including appropriate content area vocabulary.

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English / Language Arts, Writing Process, planning, narrative, narrative structure
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