Simple Story Structures: Three Simple Structures to Deconstruct and Reconstruct Stories

Details

We all know that kids love to write stories, but inevitably they end up re-telling a Minecraft game or begin an elaborate story that never ends! While “writing a story” seems simple enough, it is, in fact, the most challenging writing structures there is! In this session, Adrienne will share three simple structures to deconstruct and reconstruct stories to help your students move from simple narratives into more complex story writing, complete with characters, problems, solutions, great hooks and effective endings! Come to this session and see how this gradual scaffolding of story structures can help your students become successful story writers! 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Learn about simple story structures: Walking, Event and Climbing. 
  • Understand character development. 
  • Practise dialogue. 
  • Discuss effective beginnings and endings.

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019LAB
Session Session 3 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Day Day 4
Strand Literacy

We all know that kids love to write stories, but inevitably they end up re-telling a Minecraft game or begin an elaborate story that never ends! While “writing a story” seems simple enough, it is, in fact, the most challenging writing structures there is! In this session, Adrienne will share three simple structures to deconstruct and reconstruct stories to help your students move from simple narratives into more complex story writing, complete with characters, problems, solutions, great hooks and effective endings! Come to this session and see how this gradual scaffolding of story structures can help your students become successful story writers! 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Learn about simple story structures: Walking, Event and Climbing. 
  • Understand character development. 
  • Practise dialogue. 
  • Discuss effective beginnings and endings.