b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
e. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects the narrated experiences or events.
Understand the narrative organizational text structure.
Understand how the author engages and orients the reader by establishing a context and point of view.
Understand how the author engages and orients the reader by introducing a narrator and/or character.
Understand how the author engages and orients the reader by organizing an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
Understand narrative techniques: dialogue, pacing, & description
Understand how the author uses narrative techniques to develop experiences, events and/or characters
Understand how the author uses a variety of transition words and phrases to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
Understand story plot line: exposition, rising action (complication/problem) climax (crisis), falling action, and resolution of problem.
Understand use of literary devices
Understand reflection; be able to reflect on experiences to provide a conclusion.
What is the main problem or conflict in the story?
In which sentences does the author establish his/her point of view?
How does the author introduce the narrator? Who is the narrator?
Name the first event that leads to the unfolding of the story?
Which significant events reveal the problem in the story?
Identify the details the author uses to create the mood of the story.
Is foreshadowing used in the story? If so, how?
How does the author convey shifts from one time period to another? Name the events that detail these shifts.
How does the author use dialogue to develop the plot?
How does ______affect the plot?
How do the characters impact the problem?
How do the characters impact the resolution?
How does _________ change throughout the story?
Identify the details of the event that indicate the problem has been resolved