2. Writing Warm Up
3. Wrap up Duffy's Jacket
4. Model - Story Elements Analysis - "Duffy's Jacket"
5. Read "The Elevator" page 27
Writing Warm Up - in your notebook:
Analyzing Story Elements
The Elevator, page 27
Task - Analysis Practice: "The Elevator"
1. All About Me Posters (5 minutes)
2. Short Story - Duffy's Jacket
3. Writing a Story Resolution
4. What I want my teacher to know about me
How does it end?
How do you think the story should end? Write a conclusion
to the story that includes the falling action and resolution.
Explain how the conflicts are resolved and what the characters learn.
Your ending should be realistic to the story and should include dialogue (conversation) between characters. Your ending should be at least 6-10 lines long.
Evaluating Story Endings:
Each table group member will read his or her ending out loud.
As a group, determine which ending you feel provided the strongest conclusion.
How did you determine which ending was the strongest?
Stages of Plot - What moves a story forward?
Welcome to 8th Grade Grade Language Arts with
Miss Lewis and Mrs. Blanchard!
Today's to do list: