12 Sides to Your Story

Simple Steps for Turning Ordinary Writing into Something Extraordinary

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.

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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 o...read more

About the Author(s)

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.

Table of Contents

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

Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 32-page flipbook
Year: 2008
Item No: 8238Item No: 8826Item No:
ISBN: 978-155138-238-8ISBN: 978-1-55138-785-7ISBN: 978-15513B-238-8

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