3rd Six Weeks Overview

Alyssa Fontenot 5th Period

Types of Narratives

Science Fiction- Science Fiction is a genre of fiction in which the stories often tell about science and technology of the future.

Mystery- Mystery Fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.

Fantasy- Fantasy fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving magic or other supernatural elements. They also usually take place in imaginary worlds.

Time Travel- Time Travel stories in general focus on the consequences of travelling into the past or the future.

Point of View

1st Person Point of View is when the story is being narrated by one of the characters at a time. This character may be speaking about him or herself or sharing events that he or she is experiencing.

3rd Person Point of View is when the story is being by narrated by someone who is not a character in the story. They tell everyone's story.

Revising/Editing Techniques

  • Proof Read
  • Make sure that you have correct punctuation.
  • Make sure that everything that needs to be capitalized, is capitalized.
  • Read the text aloud to make sure you don't have any grammatical errors.
  • Don't read large sections at a time, you will miss a lot of errors.


Graphic Organizers:

The 5 W's- Who, What, When, Where, and Why

Problem and Solution- Tells the problem that is in the story, tells some major events that take place in the story, and then tells the solution of the story.

Influencing of Setting and Plot

Sensory Language: Sensory language influences the setting and plot of the story because it gives the reader a deeper understanding of what is going on in the story. It lets them know more because the author is telling them about their surroundings.

Sight- What you can see.

Sound-What you can hear.

Touch-What you can feel.

Taste-What you can taste.

Smell-What you can smell.