Every year, I do this activity when teaching Narrative Plot. I’ve used it from 3rd grade to 12th grade. I learned a version of it first in 1993 at a UCLA Extension class on “Teaching Reading to Secondary Students” and
I received a note from an old student of mine. I wanted to share it with you. May you all get such a moment in your careers to see the influence you once had on someone.
Here is an Oral Presentation Rubric from my Teach the Teacher unit.
Here is my Powerpoint on How to Write Dialogue and How to Use Quotation Marks in dialogue.
Skulduggery Pleasant is a fantastic character. Picture Errol Flynn sans skin.
Here is my Powerpoint on Hooks, or, How to Get a Reader's Attention.