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The Memory Snapshot

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An assignment for my writing class.

An assignment for my writing class.

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  • 1. The Memory Snapshot: Write a narrative (story about a memory) using a picture to help you get started.
  • 2. Bring a picture
  • 3. Cluster the sensory details of that experience Sight: Vibrant purples and reds Sound: The whisper of the wind and the sound of distant seagulls Movement: The gentle waves of the water Taste: The taste of salt in the ocean water Touch: The cold, chilly water when you touch it. Smell: The smell of seaweed and fish.
  • 4. The Writing process
    • 1) Gathering information: What will you write about?
    • 2) Organizing information: Putting it all together.
    • 3) Drafting: Getting your thoughts down on paper.
    • 4) Revising: Making your writing better
    • 5) CUPS: Checking for Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation, and Spelling
  • 5. The Writing Process Continued
    • 6) Final Draft: Making a final copy to turn in
  • 6. Story Map The hungry seagulls bit my leg I went to a beautiful beach I fed the seagulls bread I went home as quickly as possible
  • 7. Get into groups and share your projects.
    • Ask your fellow students:
    • What do you like about my writing?
    • What do I need to do to make my writing better?
    • Do you notice any CUPS mistakes?
    • Go through the writing process!
  • 8. . Rubric: 1) 2 pages long 2) Double space your writing 3) Write in ink 4) Have a picture, chart, rough draft with corrections, and final draft 5) Have a title 6) Have the correct heading 7) Include thoughtful sensory details.

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