Our new language arts unit is called Incredible Stories.
Here is the definition of incredible:
incredible (in kre də bəl)
1. impossible to believe
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Dogzilla, by Dav Pilkey, is the first incredible story in the unit.
In this fantasy, a monstrous mutt emerges from an ancient volcano after the irresistible scent of barbecue from the Mousopolis Annual Cook-Off drifts his way. Like the movie character, Godzilla, Dogzilla terrorizes the town. The citizens of Mousopolis drive the colossal canine out the city is a humorous way...giving the dastardly dog a bubble bath!
The best sentence in the silly story is this one, full of word play:
The Big Cheese tried to catch up to the hot dog with all the relish he could muster.
Dav Pilkey is a real wordsmith!
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In class, we have been making up and telling incredible stories.
You're invited to leave an incredible story of your own in our comment section!
Try to use some:
Alliteration : repeated beginning sound
Example: panicking pooch
Word Play : using words that have more than one meaning in an effort to be humorous
Quotations : use punctuation correctly
"What are you, man or mouse?" asked the Big Cheese.
The Big Cheese asked, "What are you, man or mouse?"
Three sentence stories are acceptable!
We look forward to reading your incredible story!