Don't Tell. Show!
As part of a study of narrative writing, young story tellers are asked to revise 20 telling sentences and create showing ones.
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- Have kids select one of the sentences and use it as the basis of a short, showing narrative
- Make sentence strips for great examples and post them about the room
- The telling sentences present situations with lots of potential for showing revisions
- Beware the errors in the model sentences
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