Third Six Weeks Overview

By Monica Suniga

Sensory Language

Sensory language is a way for a writer to help the reader see or connect with an image, description, action, or scene. It is language that connects to the five senses(sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch) to create an image or description.


Mood is the atmosphere of a piece of writing. it's the emotions a reader gets when reading the story.

Character Development

The collective observable changes in an individuals defining characteristics over the course of a narrative.


The time, place, and mood of the events of the story. Basically where and when and under what circumstances the story is taking place.

Plot Development

The progression of events leading to the resolution. exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.


A type of graphic organizer that will make writing a rough draft easier. It is a way to organize thoughts and ideas for a paper or speech. When doing a organizer you will notice gaps in your information or research that you need to fill in to balance your paper. You start your outline with a hook statement. Then you write the introduction. after that you do the body paragraphs. Finally, you finish with the conclusion.

Hook Statement

A hook statement is the first one to two sentences of your paper which serves to grab the readers attention to get them interested in your story.

5 w's

who, what, when, where, and why.
who explains the characters in your story.
what describes what happens in your story.
when tells when your story takes place.
where reports the place your story happens.
why discusses why your story happens.