Suspense Narrative Writing

Proficiency 11 

8.W.3 Suspense Narrative Writing 

(Write a narrative that develops events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences)

  • Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  • Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  • Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
  • Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
  • Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

  • Links to important documents:
    WSQ Explanation

    WSQ #27
         -Tone Paragraph Expectations (Poe- concept 5)
         -Plot Line (Suspense Story concept #1)
    WSQ #28
        -Word Choice (Suspense Story concept #2)
        -Figurative Language (Suspense Story concept #3)

    WSQ Grade Chart to attach to Notebook Paper

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