Who Did It? A Lesson in Perspective

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By Michelle Lynn Senters- A NARRATOR tells a story from his or her point of view or perspective. Determine who is telling the story above: dog, girl, or an observer (parent, sibling, friend). Write in FIRST-PERSON, meaning the narrator is giving a personal account about what happened. First-person point of view uses the words “I” and “we”. Include […]

Snowman Character Study

Write in a New Place

By Michelle Lynn Senters- Great writers study their character carefully.  They determine the character’s personality, likes and dislikes, quirks, and mannerisms.  They give their character room to grow and even allow them to fail occasionally.  Look at the pictures of our main character and ask yourself some questions. If this snowman was the main character […]