Tipuranga Room 16's Blog:
'Empowering a Community of Learners'
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Our Success Criteria for Narratives
We looked at lots of narratives, such as fairy tales, fables, legends and a few narratives written by children throughout the world. We discussed what makes a narrative and then came up with our own success criteria,
capital letters and full stops
sentences using conjunctions eg but, and, then, so, when
strong adjectives, verbs & adverbs to give extra information and make my
speaking in my narrative (only when it is needed)
your story (orientation) Why? Where? When?
events in order
end my narrative using story language eg.
Long ago, At last…
connectives for time to join events together eg First, Later, Then, Next,
excitement (have a problem &
Use long and short sentences (short ones for effect)
Sometimes I can…
punctuation eg exclamation & question marks, commas, speech marks
of different kinds of sentences eg simple and complex sentences
sentences in lots of different ways
suspense by using scary description and adverbs eg suddenly