flesl.net paired stories: conversation & writing: Scott D & Angie P

web address: flesl.net/Reading/Stories/Series2/Juan_S/Extras/JuanS_story_exchange.pdf

regret:
if you regret doing or not doing something, you feel bad about doing it (or not having done it)


• conversation & writing activities for ‘Scott D & Angie P’

A. Story Exchange

1: make groups of three or four

2: decide who is going to be A, who B, and who C. (In a four-person group there will be a c1 and a c2.)

3: A, tells the others in a story about one of the following:

a. a frightening accident that i (or someone i know) had.

b. how i (or someone i know) regretted not knowing something (or thinking of something) that could have got me (or another person) out of trouble.

4: B, repeats A’s story.

5: C (or C1 and C2), asks A questions about his or her story.

6: A becomes C (or C2), B becomes A, etcetera, and everything is repeated.

B. Writing

1: write a paragraph telling one of the stories you have heard (not your own)

2: exchange your group’s paragraphs for the paragraphs of another group.

C. Correction

1: correct the errors in one of the paragraphs your group has received

2: discuss two or three intereting errors with the other members of your group