3/29-Writer's Workshop
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by Diana Yousfi
| 15 Questions
Note from the author:
This is from a unit on writing narrative endings to prepare students to take the MCAS/PARCC tests where they will be asked to either writie an additional scene for a story or complete the story.
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3 pts
What was the surprise at the end of Walter the Farting Dog? (*Hint: It's on the very last page.)
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4 pts
In this story, there is a surprise and the characters change.
How did the family's feelings towards Walter change from the beginning to the end of the story?
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1 pt
Optional: If you want to skip this video and go to the writing section, you can.
Let's look at another story with a surprise ending. I think the character may even learn a lesson at the same time! Watch the video and answer the questions below.
*DO NOT WRITE IN THIS BOX.
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3 pts
What was the surprise at the end of the story, "After the Fall?"
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3 pts
What did Humpty Dumpty learn in this story? Explain your answer.
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1 pt
Directions: Read “The Imaginary Sister” - This story is missing an ending. You should think about 2 things as you read.
1) What happens next?
2)What kind of lesson will the characters learn.
3) How could you make a surprise ending?
*If you want to listen to the story, click here.
*DO NOT WRITE IN THIS BOX.
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1 pt
Introduction: Who are characters and what is the setting?
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1 pt
Describe the Rising Action in "The Imaginary Sister."
1) What events, words, or actions happen?
2) How does the problem start?
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1 pt
Describe the climax? When and how does the problem explode? Remember, this is the part where the problem affects all the characters.
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1 pt
Describe the Falling Action.
1) What happens?/What do the characters do?
2) How does the problem start to get fixed?
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1 pt
Describe the conclusion.
1) How does the story end?
2) What did the characters learn? AND How do the characters change?
3) What is the surprise? (Create a surprise ending!)
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1 pt
Use your story map to try writing an ending to the story. Try to give your story a surprise ending. Use complete sentences.
*You may talk to another student to get ideas.

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1 pt
Directions:
1) Read your ending to a partner.
2) Do you have all the parts on the Conclusion Checklist?
3) Answer the questions in the box together
4) Switch
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1 pt
Was there any part of the Conclusion Checklist that you were missing? Which part?
- Yes, I am missing ____ because ___.
- No, I included all the important parts of a good conclusion.
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1 pt
Did your partner write a surprise ending?
- Yes, my partner wrote a surprise ending because _____.
- No, my partner did not write a usrprise ending because ___.
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