Writing Assignment # 1 - Short Story Requirements

Preparation / Planning • Complete all required worksheets using good detail ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ • • Short story map Character map Short story timeline Basic concept/moral paragraph Reading/story mapping on Cornell style notes

Complete a typed rough draft, double - spaced Proofreading and Revision ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ Self proofread story twice, once forwards and once backwards Complete typed revisions Proofread another student’s story

Final Draft • Formatting ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ • Font: Times New Roman or Calibri, sized 11 Spacing: Double for rough draft, single for final draft Margins: 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) Columns: Two-columns, setup like the short story examples (download and use the format from the blog) Title: Centered on first column Page number: centered at the bottom of the page, 0.1 inches from the bottom of the page Characters Introduction Setting Conflict Resolution Conclusion Moral

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Length ⋅ Between 800 and 1200 words

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