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Oh, That's Good!
No, That's Bad!

writing an original sequence of events based on a picture book's easy-to-imitate structure

Student Writer Instructions:

In Margery Cuyler’s book That’s Good! That’s Bad!, we are taken on an outrageous adventure that start out good and quickly turns bad, only to go back to being good again, and so on.

Today you will be planning—then writing—a story about a common every day event that takes a wild journey from good to bad and back again. A graphic organizer that your teacher gives you will assist you in planning your story out before you start writing it. Have fun following the author’s pattern, and really try to come up with some original ideas!

For this writing exercise press the button to choose a character and a situation to begin your sequenced journey.

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