Fearless

This week in Writer’s Workshop we are learning about the features of a picture story book

Below is a table that we developed which shows what 3A consider to be the ……..

ELEMENTS OF A GOOD PICTURE STORY BOOK

 

TITLE Memorable, catchy, match tone of story
THEME (Message) emotions, difference, friendship, feelings, YCDI keys
CHARACTER/S Personality, mood,
NARRATIVE STRUCTURE (Problem/complication) A problem/complication that needs to be solved
BOLD BEGINNING Hooks the reader
SETTING Set the mood and help reader become involved with story
VOICE/AUDIENCE Story appeals to the audience. Author’s personality shines through. Believable and related to author’s experience.
WORD PLAY(good to read aloud) Rhythm, rhyme, repetition, voice, flow, sensory words, alliteration, vocabulary, adjectives, verbs, similes, onomatopoeia,
ILLUSTRATIONS Create drama and excitement, support the text, reveal what is not said (gives reader opportunity to make inferences), create a “big reveal” moment
EXCELLENT ENDING Ties up the story.

 

 

Today we read

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It made us laugh! Fearless is timid and polite but people who didn’t know him thought he was scary.

We wrote on the features of this picture story book on our whiteboard.

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 What did you like the most about Fearless?

Can you describe Fearless’s character traits?