Wednesday 6 July 2011
L.I. We are learning to construct a credible and consistent world to engage and entertain an audience

S.C. We will
1. Use descriptive and technical terms to make events seem realistic
2. Read story so that the sequence of events matches previous details
3. Use structure (building suspense, climax, resolution) before moving to next scene

Tuesday 5 July 2011
L.I. We are learning to carefully select language that shows the development of events

S.C.
1. Use verbs to show events/actions
2. Use simile and metaphor to show the reader

Monday 4 July 2011
L.I. We are learning to order and sequence the important events in the story with out jumping ahead

S.C. We will
1. Make sure the reader has the full picture, an not be left wondering what is happening
2. Build suspense, have a climax and a resolution before moving to next scene

Rimu restarted chapter 3, discussed how story is to move forward, not skipping important details.
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Thursday 30 June 2011
L.I. We are learning to use dialogue purposefully and appropriately

S.C.
1. Use dialogue that relates to the character
2. Use speech tags & actions before or after speech
3. Use a new line for different people speaking.

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Wednesday 29 June 2011
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Tuesday 28 June 2011
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Thursday 23 June 2011
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After

Rather than writing "Lila took them out" together Room 41 showed the reader the action scene. We acted it out before writing so we had a clear picture in our heads of what was happening.

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