Synopses & Reviews
Written especially for grades five and up, this collection of stories by new and renowned authors gives your students short models they can emulate. Each 3-to-6-page personal narrative highlights a different writing technique and includes a writing activity. Covers voice, using flashback, point of view, writing about heroes, getting away from the obvious, and more. Includes stories by Joseph Bruchac, Susan Shreve, Karin Cook and others. For use with Grades 5 & Up.
Students have trouble applying a novel's literary techniques in their own writingso give them something short! Read aloud these personal narratives, each highlighting a different writing technique, and watch students' writing take off!
About the Author
Bob Sizoo is a sixth-grade teacher in Arcata, California, and a co-director of the Redwood Writing Project.