This is a cute template I use along with the new Lucy Calkins writing units. It is a graphic organizer so that students can keep their work need. I introduce it during session (Each bullet is actually polka dotted.
8 Law of Foreshadowing. Adequate foreshadowing is crucial in a successful novel as a tool both for building suspense and for adequately preparing the reader for future events. The 8 laws of foreshadowing below can help you to foreshadow effectively.
The Crucial Story Arc: I've said it before: it is easy to write a great chapter, it s hard to write a complete novel. Good writing can get you through a chapter that shows interesting characters, local tension and a nice writing voice.
Storytelling & Design: On Finite Plots and Narrative Essentials