Winter Story Starters / Writing Prompts
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How To Write a Short Story By: Classy Gal Designs CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.3
Students are encouraged to draw each of the story elements before writing about them. Highly scaffolded writing. Students use visualization of ...
How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan: The text "looks" like a narrative story, but it has the language that's the hallmark of "how-to" writing combined with transitions to keep the story moving along. Embedded within the text are obvious "how-to" pieces (tips and lists) such as "Snacks for a Grandpa," "How to Entertain a Grandpa," and "How to Wake Up a Grandpa." (Would support your work with the Common Core Standards for writing.)