Category Archive: story mountain

Offering Choice in the Planning Process


As in all aspects of writing workshop, students should have choice in their planning process.

Messy Mountain


I filled in the last three boxes of my story mountain during today’s W.W. I just added my character’s feelings/thinking in blue to the mountain when I got home. Then I started thinking… Continue reading

Working My Way Backwards


I started a story mountain for my W.W. minilesson demo today. I started with the climax of the story: Then, I started working my way backwards: I’m hoping this will illustrate for my… Continue reading