This is from a unit to prepare students for MCAS 2.0/PARCC where students are asked to write an ending to a narrative story.
What did the text mean when it said, "Those were the first words that Trixie ever said?"
Describe the introduction of Knuffle Bunny. Who are the characters and what is the setting of the story?
*We are organizing, so you don't need to use complete sentences.
Describe the rising action in Knuffle Bunny. What things happen and how does the problem start? (you can name more than one thing)
Describe the climax in Knuffle Bunny. When does the problem explode and really affect the characters?
Describe the falling action in Knuffle Bunny. 1) What things happen to start to fix the problem? 2) How does the problem get fixed?
Describe the conclusion in Knuffle Bunny. How does the story end? What did the character learn?
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Directions: Read "Two Trees Talking." This story is missing an ending. As you read, be thinking about possible endings.
*DO NOT WRITE IN THIS BOX.
Directions: Read the Introduction and the Rising Action for Two Trees Talking. Then, answer the questions to fill in the rest of the story map. Remember, we're planning so you don't have to use complete sentences.
*DON'T WRITE IN THIS BOX.
Describe the climax in Two Trees Talking. When does the problem explode and really affect the characters?
Describe the falling action.
1) What things happen to start to fix the problem?
2) How does the problem get fixed?
Describe the conclusion. How does the story end? What did the characters learn?
Did you think of an ending to the story? What happend to the characters? How was the problem solved? What did the characters learn?
Use your story map to try writing an ending to the story. Use complete sentences.