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12 Sides to Your Story

Simple steps for turning ordinary writing into something extraordinary

Graham Foster

A useful reference, 12 Sides to Your Story uses student writing exemplars to illustrate desirable features as it challenges students to note use of these strategies in published stories. This book features twelve classroom-tested strategies that add value to story writing and helps students relate strategies to items in assessment rubrics as well as to write effective stories under test conditions.

 

Product Details

  • Author: Graham Foster
  • ISBN: 978-155138-238-8
  • Year:2009
  • Media: 32-page flipbook
  • Grade Range: 4-12
  • Item No: WEB-8238

A useful reference, 12 Sides to Your Story uses student writing exemplars to illustrate desirable features as it challenges students to note use of these strategies in published stories. This book features twelve classroom-tested strategies that add value to story writing and helps students relate strategies to items in assessment rubrics as well as to write effective stories under test conditions. Students and teachers will appreciate the specific practical strategies to transform ordinary narrative writing into extraordinary narrative writing.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Using Story Writing Strategies

Organization
Content
Sentence Structure
Vocabulary and Voice
Conventions
Revising and Sharing
Supporting Student Story Writers
Reproducible Pages
Index

About the Author

Graham Foster
Graham is a writer and workshop presenter in schools, at conventions, and in professional development consortia. He has thirty two years of teaching experience, including thirteen years as language arts supervisor for Calgary Catholic Schools. >more

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