Personal Narrative Teacher Resources
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Welcome to My World! Developing a Personal Narrative Timeline
Explore the personal histories of your third graders by creating timelines. Youngsters review five events that had an important impact on their lives. They then create a timeline on their computers using multi-media software and narrate their past experiences to their classmates.
3rd Language Arts 15 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Narrative Art: What’s the Story?
Your third graders design works of art that reflect themselves. In this visual arts lesson plan, your class will examine works of art that tell stories and replicate the models as they transform a personal narrative of their own into a visual piece.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 36 Views 116 Downloads
The Living Museum: George Washington, the Slave Owner
Eighth graders bring early America to life. In this George Washington lesson, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the first president, explore the relationships he had with his slaves, and research the backgrounds of some of his slaves. Students write and present first-person narratives in costume and character based on their findings.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Stories That Sparkle
Picture books provide the impetus for a study of how authors make plots seem real and characters interesting. After reading several books, class members list the techniques the authors used to enliven their stories and then craft their own.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 26 Views 616 Downloads
I'm a Changed Pig
Introduce your class to fairy tales with this lesson plan. After reading the fractured fairy tale, "The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig," third, fourth, and fifth graders write a personal narrative as a response to the fairy tale. They compare and contrast the classic fairy tale with the fractured story, completing a graphic organizer to showcase their thoughts.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 26 Views 145 Downloads
Writing and Grammar Strategies: Personal Narrative and Writing in the First Person
In this personal narratives activity, students are given 4 writing prompts for a personal narrative and are directed to write about a time they spent with family members, or write about a time they learned to do something new, or write about something they do for fun.
4th - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 268 Downloads
Focus on synonyms and antonyms through games and group activities. Pupils write a personal narrative about a favorite place to visit and look for strong synonyms to polish their writing. They find and use five synonyms and three antonyms for the target words in their writing.
4th Language Arts 14 Views 66 Downloads
Personal Narrative Writing Prompts and Writing in First Person
Part of the Read 180 curriculum for English language learners, this plan prompts writers to sharpen their skills. They select one of four listed personal narrative writing prompts to complete and respond to six questions that require them to review how to write with a first person point of view.
6th - 9th Language Arts 78 Views 781 Downloads
Exploring First Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea
Students examine perspectives of the Civil War. In this Civil War instructional activity, students read first person narratives of the Civil War from 2 women on the homefront. Students compare and contrast the narratives of the women with one another.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Exploring First-Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea
“First-Person Narratives of the American South,” a collection of primary source materials, offer class members a chance to compare the views of two women who experienced Major General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea. Using the provided worksheet, groups focus their comparisons on the women’s views on slavery, their experience of the march, or their beliefs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson
Students read and analyze a personal narrative written about a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English in Guinea-Bissau, Africa. They discuss the concept of crossing cultures, analyze maps, complete worksheets, and develop a writing assignment that describes events from two perspectives.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 26 Downloads
Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson
Use the Peace Corps to explore a different place and different perspectives. Your class reads the personal narrative "Cross-Cultural Dialogue" by Roz Wollmering, completing an attached story frame sheet in preparation for a class discussion.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 41 Downloads
The Personal Narrative
After writing a personal narrative, learners edit their work and that of their classmates. Using the imbedded link, pupils edit their paper. They form small groups and check each other's papers for spelling, grammar usage, sentence structure, etc.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 181 Downloads
Everyday Life in Colonial Times
Students use the perspective of various individuals in Colonial times. They research the daily activities they would experience if they were that individual and produce a first-person narrative to share with the rest of the class, describing what their life is like.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
The Personal Narrative - Part 3
Let's peer edit! Have your writers exchange their personal narratives with another learner! While peer editing, they will look for any missing information and identify strong details. They can practice literary analysis skills using a plot diagram, too.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 60 Downloads