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Lesson Five - Extended Writing Part 1

LO: to plan a backstory

 

Success Criteria:

 

SC1: I plan setting(s);

SC2: I plan and describe protagonist(s);

SC3: I choose whether I should have an antagonist;
SC4: I introduce some tension, conflict or dilemma;
SC5: I plan a problem that can be resolved in some way;
SC6: I plan how the problem might be resolved (or unresolved);
SC7: I consider possible endings, including happy endings or twists.

 

Differentiation:

 

Tricky: Use a story mountain (BBC example).

 

Trickier: Your own choice of planning (see my teaching video).

 

Trickiest: Story Planner (paid site with partial access) to explore approaches to planning.

 

Tasks:

 

Watch my teaching introduction video first (see below).

 

1) Complete your character map.

 

2) Choose a planning template for one or more characters.

 

3) Consider different plots for a backstory.

 

4) Use your planning template to map out ideas for a narrative.

 

5) Record your planning ideas on the DB Primary forum.

 

 

MODG English - The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

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