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Characters for an Epic Tale - I like the idea of using this as an adjective lesson. Provide an example for kiddos, then have them create their own using adjectival phrases to describe the characters. Don't use this one in the class tho, a few questionable types!
Personal narratives, with a twist! My kids obsess over every little scrape, so why not give them a chance to tell all about it without making me crazy (and they are getting some extra writing practice! I've need to come up with some way to make this work for tattling, too!!