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Getting Ready to Write

Students watch an online slideshow that shows Cornelia Funke's transition from an illustrator to a writer. They discuss her writing process from the way she gathers ideas to how and where she writes. Next, they work in groups to choose a story idea, organize their thoughts, set the tone and mood, and finally, write the beginning to a story. They reflect on the process of writing a book.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Usage Permissions
Fine Print