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Help your middle-schoolers expand their writing skills with this lesson on episodic writing, which focuses on story details, idea development, and organization. After reading "The Eighth Picture: End of Summer" from Patricia Reilly Giff's Pictures of Hollis Woods, pupils brainstorm and begin writing about a time in their life about which they could write a series of episodes. A Six Trait writing activity guides them from brainstorm to editing.