Narrative Text Teacher Resources
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Six Traits of Writing
Middle schoolers identify writing techniques in example stories with this story structure lesson. After reading the book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, they find the differences between it and the original version. Additionally, they decipher the beginning, middle, and end of this story and others.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
What is a Philanthropist?
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help each other, and create a flip book focused on the events from the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Retelling Stella Louella's Runaway Book: Point of View
Stella Louella’s Runaway Book launches a study of point of view and storytelling. After reading the tale, class members retell the story from the point of view of another character. The scripted plan, developed by a teacher candidate, includes a perspective activity, adaptations, and a rubric.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Just the Facts, Ma'am
Elementary learners identify the main elements of story structure and form questions to summarize their reading. They listen as the teacher reads a story and then write questions to determine (1) main characters, (2) setting, (3) problem, and (4) solution.
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
Describing Paintings: Calm or Stormy
Young writers use nouns, verbs, and adjectives to describe details in two paintings. One depicts a sunny landscape, and the other shows a cloudier view. They write a narrative inspired by the paintings, paying attention to transitional words or phrases and sensory details.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Story Structure Slide Show
Analyzing the sequence of actions in dramatic stories leads to deeper comprehension of story structure. The class identifies the main actions in each section of a story and develops frozen tableau's for the identified actions of the story. Great for kinesthetic learners!
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Developing the Beginning, Middle and End of a Story
Third graders develop writing skills. For this beginning, middle and end of a story lesson, 3rd graders understand how the sequence of events develops the story. Students work in small groups and act out parts of a story they write. Students focus of the main character and their importance in the story.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Narrative Writing: Personal Narrative
Whether you need to supplement your narrative writing unit or you'd like to start from scratch, a thorough unit plan can be a helpful way to guide learners through personal narratives. The plan has complete learning goals and instructions, as well as graphic organizers for kids to plan out their writing.
4th English Language Arts
Rubrics for Assessing Student Writing, Listening, and Speaking Middle School
This is a fantastic collection of a wide variety of rubrics for writing, listening, and speaking! The resource contains over 14 rubrics for assessing such items as a summary, autobiographical sketch and narrative, speech, oral report, short story, and much more.
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Autobiographical or Personal Narrative Writing Template
Help your pupils structure personal narratives. The graphic organizer includes space to jot down a quick introduction, the experience, the significance of the experience, a brief beginning, middle, and end, and a concluding sentence or paragraph.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a great way to explore language arts by completing a computer activity with classmates. Youngsters read a fairy tale in class and analyze where the beginning, middle and end are. They create their own story using clip art and word processing software which they share with the class.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Middle School Narrative Essay Prompts
Inspire your class to write narrative essays with one or all five of these prompts. The topics include: favorite memory, first time, preparation, goals, and lying. These could be used as inspiration for a more structured writing assignment, as choices for a freewriting or as a journaling assignment that incorporates narrative writing, or in any other way you see fit.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Built around a moving short film about second chances and tough choices, this lesson mixes grammar, prediction, and narrative writing. Pupils practice with adjectives and prefixes before moving on to the film. The resource directs you to pause the film at specific points to ask the provided questions.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process instructional activity, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of praise" giving compliments about the novel they read.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Where Do We Begin?
Primary learners grasp sequence of events by discussing morning routines and reviewing the story of Little Red Riding Hood. They explore the necessity of correct order of events. As a class, create a story with a beginning, middle, and end based on a picture.
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Fabulous, Fractured Fables
Elementary schoolers develop an awareness of the literary form known as the fable. They explore how authors write fables to pass along moral lessons. After reading and discussing many famous fables embedded in the plan, learners attempt to write their own fable that has a clear beginning, middle, and end, as well as a moral.
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Dance and Writing
Fourth graders use dance moves to perform narratives. In this dramatic performing lesson, 4th graders use strong and soft movements to show what character's voice is portraying. Students also use movement to show the feelings in the beginning, middle and end of a story.
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Get your first graders up and moving with this creative plan. Each pair receives a poster with a picture on it. First they identify the word associated with the picture, then they use three clothespins to divide the word into its beginning, middle, and ending sounds.
1st English Language Arts
Tell Me a Story
Young readers will retell and sequence a familiar story from a different culture. They listen to a story, retell it through pantomime, sequence the story, and discuss the beginning, middle, and end. They will learn about parts of a story and create their own story in a group setting.
K - 1st English Language Arts