Every tip I've received about landing an internship or job has focused on staying knowledgeable and current in the field. The best way to do this is to read constantly especially from blogs. These are 17 event planning blogs that help everyone from beginner to advanced.
Pre-Writing Task #3: Do Your Homework on Your Characters (in 3 Parts) Part 1: Character Backstory Plot and character work hand in hand. You can’t fully understand where your plot needs to go until you understand the characters who will be driving it. Start your exploration of character by investigating your protagonist’s backstory. Remember, however, that a character’s backstory only matters insofar as it affects the main conflict. Ask the following questions: What events in the…
Current events are a great way to keep kids informed of what is going on in the world around them. This current event sheet and rubric allows students to choose an article that interests them to share with the class. They must highlight important key events, answer questions and write a summary. Students then present their current event to the class on an assigned day.
Having students analyze the news is a great way to keep them informed as well as build real world reading skills. After a thorough reading of the article students will be asked to write out the following: - WHO is the article about? - WHEN did this event/issue happen? - WHAT are four important facts you found? - WHERE is this event/issue happening? - WHY is this event/issue important? - To review students are asked to construct a relevant based on the article.
Narrative Success Criteria- This poster is perfect to have hung up in the classroom to remind students what goes into writing a narrative. 4.W.3 Text Types and Purposes 3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.