A Child Called It
Narrative Writing
Writing Process
Simple Sentences
Subjects & Verbs
100
When you write a story about yourself
What is an autobiography?
100
Beginning, middle, and end
What 3 parts does a narrative have?
100
Brainstorming, thinking, outlining, etc.
What is prewriting?
100
Every sentence must have these 2 things
What is a subject and a verb?
100
Tells who or what the sentence is about
What is a subject?
200
His teachers, principal, and school nurse
Who are the people who "free" David Peltzer?
200
When someone else tells your life story
What is a biography?
200
Putting pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard!)
What is writing?
200
a simple sentence
What is an independent clause?
200
Shows physical or mental action
What is an action verb?
300
Narrative
A Child Called It is what kind of writing?
300
The view from which the person tells the story
What is point of view?
300
Trying to make your writing stronger and clearer
What is revising?
300
Two or more of anything
What is compound?
300
Subject of this sentence: A really new Ford just drove by.
What is Ford?
400
It begins with the ending
What is different about the sequence of the book?
400
An example: 1975 in San Francisco, California
What is setting?
400
Correcting your spelling, grammar, etc.
What is editing?
400
Help the action verb make sense
What are helping verbs?
400
Verb in this sentence: My best friend should be going to that party.
What is should be going?
500
When someone is mistreated cruelly
What is abused?
500
All the events that tell the story
What is plot?
500
Sharing your work with others
What is publishing?
500
Example: Jane is a nice girl.
What is a linking verb?
500
An example: to go
What is an infinitive?
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