By cutting apart their previously written topic, closing, and detailed setnteces. Students will be able to see, read, and hear why order of these is so important to good writing. Physically moving their writing into the correct order is a fun to show this.
We will be looking at "Casey at the Bat" from the point of view of one of the characters in the story. The kids will become that character and write in first person their experience of the Mudville baseball game.