Panel Five Realistic Fiction


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Panel Five Realistic Fiction

  1. 1. Panel five: realistic fiction Ian Kim Melanie Lusk Paul Leigh Monica Mansour Ivan Oviedo Chantel Lopez Agnes Im Wilson Hoang
  2. 2. What is Realistic Fiction?• Originates from children’s imagination wherethey see themselves: - Taking action! - Dodging danger! - Savoring victories!• Writers in realistic fiction use these elementsto provide: - Complex Emotions - Strong Characters - Intricate narratives
  3. 3. The Bridge to Terabithia “He was awake, jerked suddenly intoconsciousness in the black stillness of the house. Hesat up, stiff and shivering, although he was fullydressed from his windbreaker down to his sneakers.He could hear the breathing of the little girls in thenext bed, strangely loud and uneven in the quiet. Somedream must have awakened him, but he could notremember it. He could only remember the mood ofdread it had brought with it. Through the curtainlesswindow he could see the lopsided moon withhundreds of stars dancing in bright attendance.It came into his mind that someone had told him thatLeslie was dead.”
  4. 4. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants "Maybe, she thought as she walked, BrianMcBrian was onto something important. Maybehappiness didn’t have to be about the big, sweepingcircumstances, about having everything in your lifein place. Maybe it was about stringing together abunch of small pleasures.”
  5. 5. Where the Red Fern Grows “I knelt down and put my arms around them. Iknew that if it hadnt been for their loyalty andunselfish courage I would have probably beenkilled by the slashing claws of the devil cat. Idont know how Ill ever pay you back for whatyouve done, I said, but Ill never forget it.”
  6. 6. Beverly Cleary Author of the Ramonaseries, The Mouse and the Motorcycle series, and Henry Huggins series.- Beezus andRamona (1955)- Ramona thePest (1968)- Ramona theBrave (1975)
  7. 7. Holes“If only, if only," the woodpecker sighs, "The barkon the tree was just a little bit softer." While thewolf waits below, hungry and lonely, He cries tothe moo— oo— oon, "If only, if only.“"His muscles and hands werent the only parts ofhis body that had toughened over the past severalweeks. His heart had hardened as well.”
  8. 8. AntarcticPenguins
  9. 9. Mr. Popper’s penguins“He had succeeded in removing the outer boards andpart of the packing, which was a layer of dry ice,when from the depths of the packing case hesuddenly heard a faint "Ork." His heart stood still.Surely he had heard that sound before at the Drakeexpedition movies. His hands were trembling so thathe could scarcely lift off the last of thewrappings.There was not the slightest doubt about it. It was apenguin.Mr. Popper was speechless with delight.”