Writing After a Close Reading
Grasp plot exposition
Identify the planning tool your students are most familiar with.
Label problem and solution within all resources, as seen in these Pinterest examples.
Plan the character’s problem and solution.
Introduce Set-up, Mix-up, Fix-up and provide writing templates for primary students.
Continue the Story
Rewrite the Perspective
Insert the Missing Piece
Write Fiction based on fact
Reveal mastery of character traits
Adjust point of view with tech tools
Track character perspectives and attitudes
- Students note specific reasons and evidence while regarding multiple sides of an issue.
- Rewrite a story from a new perspective using character avatars (a digital representation of a character). Using Voki, students create an avatar and then record themselves speaking as if they were the character, from his perspective, sharing insights and drawing conclusions about various episodes within the text. Check out this link to several student projects. Simply join Voki Classroom and manage multiple classes, create Voki assignments for students, as well as publish.