Watch & Write
Refer to this video to remind yourself of the traits of good narrative writing.
Then, use this example to write a narrative using Sally and Michael as your main characters.
“Mark Twain became one of the best-known storytellers in the West. He honed a distinctive narrative style — friendly, funny, irreverent, often satirical and always eager to deflate the pretentious.” Read and watch this short video about Mark Twain.
Read Mark Twain’s short story titled “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”.
Then, watch this video and learn how to make paper jumping frogs and have your own Paper-Jumping Frog Jubilee.
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Headed to High School
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