Language Arts

3rd six weeks project

Grabbers

1. Surprise the reader- Start with an unknown interesting fact.

2. Ask a question- Ask a question that makes the reader think.

3. Use a quotation- The quotation interests the reader because of what it says, or who says it.

4. Use descriptive words- Make the reader see the scene or feel like a part of the story.

Plot Devolpment


  • The first stage in a plot development is the exposition. An exposition is a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory.
  • The second stage is the rising action. The rising action builds up conflict and also builds suspense.
  • The third stage is called the climax. The climax is the point in the story where there is the most suspense.
  • The fourth stage is the falling action. The falling action is when the story starts to settle down and things start to go back to normal.
  • The last stage in a plot development is the resolution. The resolution is the ending of the story ands sums everything up.

Brainstorming

Brainstorming is writing down ideas to make your story more interesting, detailed, and better.

Point of View

  • First person point of view is when a person in the story is telling the story.
  • Second person is to address the reader and uses the pronouns you, your, and yours.
  • Third person is when the narrator is telling the story.
  • Third person limited is when the narrator only tells about one characters feelings or thoughts.
  • Third person omniscient is when the narrator tells all characters feelings or thoughts.