Graphic Organizer Bundle: Plot, Main Idea/Details
Here is a plot and main idea/details graphic organizers that go right along with the Reading Skills Poster from my store http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Reading-Skills-Posters-for-Grades-K-3. I will be continuing to add more graphic organizers as the year continues so you will receive up...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions). - This worksheet is a graphic organizer that will help students in determining the main components and plot in literature.
What All Good Stories Need (Anchor Chart) & Halloween Onomatopoeia Stories
We are working through our Halloween Onomatopoeia Stories as a class and I created this anchor chart with the kids the other day about what all good stories need: Gotta love white-out tape for the oopsies :) I really like comparing stories to a roller coaster ride- you want to stay on-track the whole time (keeping a narrow focus) and you want the story to build up to an exciting point (climax), then come to a fun and complete conclusion. For those of you who asked, I do my heading beforehand…
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ROLL OUT THE CARPET FOR REALISTIC FICTION
My thirdies finally, finally finished personal narrative writing....and I have to say I am really proud of those buggers. They produced some great stuff!! We are celebrating on Monday by sharing our stories while we sip cider and nibble cookies. The kids cannot wait to begin our next unit....Fiction!! I know they are picturing aliens, spaceships, dragons and other creations from their imaginations....but we will be going with the flow and writing REALISTIC FICTION. My lessons will be based…