Personal Narrative Writing
This writing workshop resource will make teaching writing so much easier! This is a full year resource with everything you need to teach personal narrative, fictional narrative opinion and informational report writing. These units of study include lesson plans, mentor text passages, anchor charts, student notebook graphic organizers, task cards and more!
Writers workshop - Lucy Calkins story mountain. Students create notes on a post it forming small ideas. Students take the small ideas and paste them right into their notebook to creat a story. Yellow post it's are the who's, when's and what's of the story, blue can be 3 main ideas or a Problem and pink is a strong closing or the solution to the problem in the story.
With this resource you will find a step-by-step guide teaching students to write a “powerful” personal narrative in the 4th and 5th grade. I have included every step from writing an introduction "like a boss" to being able to identify and focus on the main event of their narrative and even how to include important details that lead up to and follow the narrative’s climax or main event. Among other strategies, students will learn the value of using transitions....$
This set of differentiated graphic organizers will help your students meet the common core standards for narrative writing. These can be used for any topic/theme and include a publishing template. The first graphic organizer has allowed my little first graders to "break the code" to writing a narrative. I'm sure it will help your little writers too!: