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Julie Kitchel

Writing Chapter 1

Grades: 4th Grade
Subjects: Writing

Student Instructions

Spend some time reading and thinking about your first chapter. This chapter is an overview of the American Revolution. You are using your chapter 1 from the first practice book you wrote and are now revising it. Click add and complete the checklist and post photos of your finished pages. Use addpage to include more than one photo. Things to focus on: **Use paragraphs. Skip a line between. Remember to use headings. **B.O.G.O. sentences - write one sentence, then add a second sentence to tell more. For example: George Washington was a strong leader. (Adding a sentence to tell more) He kept his troops alive and motivated during the winter at Valley Forge. **Transition words/phrases: for example, another time, in addition, also, because of, **Figurative language: older than the hills, the wave grabbed the ship, the musket ball streaked out of the gun like a comet. Is there a place where figurative language would be appropriate? **E D I T I expect perfect spelling, capitals and punctuation. Use your iPad for help!