Proficiency in the Theme Writing Strategy: Narrative Writing The parts of a plot can be tricky! Who ever heard of the protagonist, antagonist, and foils, plus the rising action, climax, and falling action? What makes a story interesting? How can a plot be built so that the reader is held in suspense until the very […]
What’s one of the toughest skills to teach? Writing advanced themes! State and national writing standards not only require students to write themes consisting of several paragraphs, but they require themes in several genres. The latest additions to the Learning Strategies Curriculum can be used to teach students to write short and long informative research papers and persuasive & argumentative papers.