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The Outdoor Path to Good Writing

About this Daily Classroom Special:
The Outdoor Path to Good Writing  was written  by Teachers Network web mentor, Lisa Kihn, a math and language arts teacher at Nevin Platt Middle School in Boulder, Colorado. Lisa believes in project based learning and curriculum integration to actively involve students in their learning process.

Writing Self-Evaluation



Rate yourself on a score of 1 –5 for each element of your realistic fiction/personal narrative story. Provide a clear explanation in the space provided.

_____ LEAD 

This is the author’s way of hooking the reader. This can be done using either an action, a reaction, dialogue or another creative device. 
Explain what type of lead you used and why you used it.









_____ DESCRIPTION

List examples of how you used language in your story that showed and didn’t simply tell the reader.











_____ REALISTIC FICTION

Is this story written from a personal experience? What have you done to make this story believable?












_____ DIALOGUE

Is your dialogue realistic? Give examples.













_____ CONCLUSION

What type of conclusion did you choose? Why did you choose this one?

 

 

 

 

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