Module Six Lesson Two Notes Two - Annotated Excerpt from the novel October Sky for Module 6 Lesson 2 Notes As you read through this excerpt you\u2019ll

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Annotated Excerpt from the novel October Sky for Module 6 Lesson 2 Notes As you read through this excerpt, you’ll notice the highlighted portions and my comments off to the side. The comments all refer to a number 1-5. Those numbers correspond to the following characteristics of a narrative. Please look for other examples as you read! 1. Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events. 2. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. 3. Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole. 4. Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters. 5. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative. Note: In this excerpt, Homer (“Sonny”) is the narrator and he’s in the tenth grade . He lives in a mining town, Coalwood, West Virginia. (All this was established prior to the part we’re reading) From Chapter 2: Sputnik I guess it’s fair to say that there were two distinct phases to my life in West

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