Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Diving Into The Best Story: An Introduction to Narratives - Section 5: Review


I think this lesson on "The Best Story" serves well as a way to introduce students to the idea of plagiarism.  From reading Eileen Spinelli's book, students understand that to make a story really your own and meaningful to you, you need to write it yourself.  But, it's also a nice segway into talk to students about how it's important that we respect the work that others do and not take others' ideas and claim them as "our own".  

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  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Reflection: "The Best Story" to Use
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Diving Into The Best Story: An Introduction to Narratives

Unit 2: Narrative Unit
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Objective: SWBAT identify the narrator’s point of view and recognize their own point of view.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will understand that when writing, they should use their own ideas to make their writing “their own”.

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