Revision of Character Narratives

Revision of Character Narratives

Informational Writing

Opening

Write a brief response to this question.

  • What do you already know about informational writing?

Open Notebook

Share your knowledge with the class.

Benchmark (Cold Write): Informational

Work Time

Now you will write your informational piece. Remember that an informational piece is a text that gives facts and information about a topic. It can also be writing that explains something.

You will have 20 minutes to write your informational piece.

  • Write a brief informational piece in response to the prompt.

Goals

Work Time

What do you need to accomplish during the rest of this period in order to be on track to finish your revision before the next lesson?

  • Set 1–3 specific goals for how you will use the remaining Work Time. What changes or parts of your narrative do you want to get done today?

Open Notebook

Share your response with your teacher. This will enable your teacher to know what you are working on and be as helpful as possible during the limited class time.

Your Character Narrative

Work Time

Time to meet the goals you set.

  • Take this time to work on your revision.

You Have a Choice
You may want to confer quietly with a classmate from your character group or writing group, or you may want to have a conference with your teacher. When you are not having conferences, you should be working quietly.

Goal

Closing

You will need to finish your revision before the next lesson.

  • What do you still need to accomplish at home before then?

Open Notebook

Share this goal with your teacher.

Your Character Narrative

Homework

Meet your goal.

  • Finish Your Character Narrative revision.