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
Continue the story following a similar plot
Rewrite the story from a different perspective
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: https://sites.google.com/warrick.k12.in.us/thegreatpacificgarbagepatch/home