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Feature Writing – Day 2. Puzzle Activity. Today ’ s Activity. Split into groups Each group will receive and envelope and a large sheet of paper. There is a cut-up story in the envelope. Your job is to piece the story back together . Today ’ s Activity. Here ’ s a hint:

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today s activity
Today’s Activity
  • Split into groups
  • Each group will receive and envelope and a large sheet of paper.
  • There is a cut-up story in the envelope. Your job is to piece the story back together.
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Today’s Activity
  • Here’s a hint:
    • The first sentence is: “It’s not just losing four walls and the roof over your head.”
    • The story is split into sections.
      • The miraculous fish
      • The two-mile circle
      • Posters and paper plates
the anxious homecoming
The anxious homecoming
  • It’s not just losing four walls.
  • It’s starting over in a new place with new neighbors.
  • They lived at 1 South Lake Court in Violet . . .
  • “When we got in that house,” Ronnie says . . .
  • Ronnie is 59, and Pat is 58.
  • On Saturday, Aug. 27, Pat woke up early . . .
  • “I got Ronnie up,” . . .
  • They grabbed a shadow box full of wedding . . .
  • They got Lucy . . .
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10. They also left Buddy the Betta . . .

11. That’s when Pat’s daughter . . .

12. For two weeks, the news out of New Orleans . .

13. “What I remember is the quietness of it, . . .

14. He turned down South Lake Boulevard . . .

15. Ronnie tried the door to his house . . .

16. He aired out the house . . .

17. Ronnie carried things out and piled them in his truck.

18. Still, he hadn’t found everything of value.

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19. One day he was working in the house . . .

20. The two-mile circle. It was the house . . .

21. He had sold his house, and she had sold hers . .

22. At first he didn’t want Pat to see the damage.

23. Almost two months passed . . .

24. He told her . . .

25. So he went to Oak Cliff, . . .

26. Now, on a warm November afternoon . . .

27. “There were blackberries along the fence here .

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28. They turn off St. Bernard Highway . . .

29. Up the street from the Exxon refinery, where . . .

30. They drive down a street nearby . . .

questions
Questions
  • Based on your reading of “The Anxious Homecoming,” answer the following questions.
    • What techniques did the reporter use to turn this into a story?
    • What type of feature is it?