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Please Show Me...Don't Tell Me: Writing Descriptive Setting Paragraphs

Unit 5: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Lesson 6 of 16

Objective: SWBAT...write strong setting paragraphs that introduce their story characters and location by using descriptive words that reveal meaning.

Big Idea: Showing readers your story details helps them "jump" into your stories. Telling them what to think leaves them feeling uninvolved.

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