Writing short stories

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  1. 1. November 10, 2010
  2. 2. 1.1.1Express ideas 1.1.3Esperiment with language and forms 3.1.1Use prior knowledge 3.1.4Create and follow a plan 3.3.1Organize information 4.1.1Generate ideas 4.1.3Organize ideas 4.3.1Grammar and usage 4.3.2Spelling 4.4.1Share ideas and information 5.2.1Share and compare responses
  3. 3. By the end of this class you will be able to write a short childrens story which will have a lesson for the child to learn and you will be able to follow the short story format
  4. 4. The exposition is the introduction of a story which includes: Introduction of characters Introduction of setting
  5. 5. The rising action are the events start to change and become complicated and the conflict of the story is revealed
  6. 6. This is the most interesting part of the story the turning point of the story The reader wonders what is going to happen next
  7. 7. This is where the steps are taken in the story to solve the conflict
  8. 8. This is where the conflict in the story is resolved
  9. 9. The setting is where and when the story is taking place In a cabin on an island on Paint Lake in the fall time for example
  10. 10. Two types of characters Protagonist: the main character of a story Antagonist: the character which opposes the protagonist
  11. 11. Objective Point of View The writer states what happens in the story but does not mention any feelings that the characters have. They are detached from the story but know all the information First Person Narrative The writer is involved in the story uses the term I from their point of view on what happened Third Person The writer does not participate in the story but lets the reader know about the feelings of all the other characters as the story is going on
  12. 12. Keep it simple Use humour Make sure the story ends happily ever after Have a lesson to learn in the story Use lots of description for setting, characters, and what is happening The story does not have to have realistic characters you can have talking cows and fantasy characters like dragons and fairies Add illustrations
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