Class Agenda #29- Building Suspense in A Scary Story.

Timer- “People Are Strange” –  The Doors (5:06 – 1967)

10/28/16

5 Minutes to DO THIS- 

Prompt- Write a short scary story about someone being chased by this person.  

Have out your Homework

  • Share out with your partner.

Mini-Lesson 

Authors build suspense by delaying the horrible moments. It’s called “pace.” Watch one more time and notice how the author paces “The Smiling Man”

Announcement- I do not give the whole period just to type. You must be efficient when you are on the computer.

Class Work-

  • Look at at your word choices in your scary story draft. Use 3 or more of the words from “A Ghost Story” and 3 words from “The Bees” in your Own Draft.
    • Highlight the words you’re using in your story.
  • Continue working on your short story organizer.
  • When this is complete- start working on your own scary story.
  • When you have a draft in your notebook, grab a computer and get it into their.
  • Google Drive, New Google Doc,
  • Share the Doc with Boccheciamp and Erica Hansen

 

HW Reminder– 

  • Homework starts tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing. 
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