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Thrills! Chills! Using Scary Stories to Motivate Students to Read
|Grades||6 – 8|
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|Estimated Time||Ten 60- to 90-minute sessions|
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November 24, 2010
What are the benefits and limitations of using this for struggling readers?
November 02, 2010
Diana, the 5 Ws of Scary Story Writing are listed in the following printout on the Resources tab:
The 5 Ws of Scary Story Writing
Hope that helps!
Associate Editor, ReadWriteThink.org
October 21, 2010
I am using this lesson with a collection of incredibly short stories. The book is called Half-Minute Horrors, a collection of scary stories from a wide range of authors (James Patterson, Margaret Atwood, Carol Gorman, Lemony Snicket, Jerry Spinelli, and R.L. Stine, to name a few). Each story is meant to be read in 30 seconds or less.
October 04, 2010
I would very much like to know what are The 5ws of Scary Story Writing. I can not find it anywhere. Please replt!!
July 19, 2010
excellent resource, well organised and great stimulus to a horror unit I am working on.
February 13, 2010
this is awesome
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