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SHORT   STORY   FICTION

 

CREATE THREE FICTIONAL SHORT STORIES GOING BY THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS

 

FICTIONAL SHORT STORY OF HUMOR

Individual option only. You must read a fictional story of humor from one of the following authors. Neil. A. Sinclair, Jean Hedge and James Lee and answer the following questions on them

 

  1. what are the settings of the novel          
  2. how does the author conveys the theme of the novel
  3. how does the author conveys humor in the novel
  4. give five examples of humor in the novel
  5. give your own clear thesis from the novel and type a three page long of the novel

Make your points clear and give examples supporting your theses

 

Your essay should be double spaced and also 1 inch margin on both sides.

 

 

RESARCH ON FICTIONAL SHORT STORY

Make a research on short stories and find out how short stories came about and what fictional short stories are. You should also be able after your research write your own short story and tell how you were able to write the story. There should be an influence from the research that you made. Site sources of your findings.

            Also try and list at least 10 of the most popular fictional short story writers

 

 

 

SHARING IDEAS ON FICTIONAL SHORT STORIES

 

          You will be chosen a short story on the due day of the project and present to the class after you read it and if the class has no little idea of what short story is all about and what really brings about. You have to give at least an understandable explanation to obtain a full mark and also should be very open in you explanations where you can easily get full credit this should be an individual project. The chosen story will be at random and the teacher will make the choice.

 

 

 


 

FICTIONAL SHORT STORY

 

The proper choice of the novel (5 points)

 

Perfect illustration of the novel (15points)

 

Actual examples from the novel (20 points)

 

Three page Essay with accurate alignment, actual spaces (10 points)

 

 

RESEARCH ON FICTIONAL SHORT STORIES

Proper definition of short stories (5 points)

 

Correct source of research (15 points)

 

Correct list of Short story writers (20 points)

 

Proper Essay with accurate influence from research (10 points)

 

 

                                               SHARING IDEAS ON FICTIONAL SHORT STORIES

Accurate flow of explanation and sentences (20 points)

 

This point given is based on if the person is able to interpret what you explained to him or her. The choice of that person is based on the teacher (15 points)

 

You should be able to at least give a brief explanation of what you are about to do and how organized you are for the task

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SITES FOR READING, TEACHING AND WRITING SHORT STORIES

 

 

 

http://cfp.english.upenn.edu/archive/Professional/0123.html

 

 

http://school.bullets.net/whs/english/morrissey/greatliterature.htm

 

 

http://brainstorm-services.com/wcu/fiction-vocabulary.html

 

 

FICTIONAL SHORT STORIES THAT ONE CAN  READ

 

 

http://www.jhedge.com/story/fiction/charprob.htm

 

 

http://www.jhedge.com/story/fiction/decision.htm

 

 

http://www.jhedge.com/story/fiction/thefall.htm

 

 

http://www.jhedge.com/story/fiction/estrange.htm

 

 

 

 

 WRITING ASSIGNMENT WITH A RESERCH COMPONENT AND A RUBRIC

Read Harry potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and illustrate how the author uses humor in the novel. Give examples and state five different examples of humors found in the novel. Also explain how the main problem was solved and how the problem arose. Give details in your explanations and be clear. Buck your details with examples.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Amma Apeadu

                                                                                                                                                                                                Sera

                                                                                                                                                                                                5th period

                                                                                                                                                                                                May 10, 2005