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Best-of-Smekens Writing Conference:
Writing Remix 2019


Writing About Reading


Generate 4 Types of Narratives in Response to Reading

Define the shape of stories

3-Box | 5-Box | 9-Box | 12-Box

Plot Exposition Map
Ride the Story Plot

Continue the story following a similar plot

Rewrite the story from a different perspective

Fractured Fairy Tales for Rewrite from a Different Perspective

After the Fall for Continue the Story
We Forgot Brock for Insert the Missing Page

Insert a missing part or page.

Rewrite the same basic plot

Write fiction based on fact.

Emily Opell (Boonville Middle School) had her students integrate factual information about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch into their own narrative stories. Check out the various pieces her sixth graders published on this website: