Personal Narrative Teacher Resources
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Oral History through Personal Narratives
Ninth graders use the story elements of art and literature of the 1950s by developing a story, comprehending someone else's story, and diagramming the five elements of plot. They create, revise, edit, and publish their own personal narrative.
9th Language Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads
A Personal Narrative on the Immigration Experience
The students create a personal narrative on their experiences with immigration. In this lesson, students are asked to read and understand examples of narrative writing as well as evaluate lyrics from Ben Folds Five to determine elements of personal narration.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Writing a Personal Narrative
Students learn characteristics of an effective personal narrative. In this personal narrative lesson, students discover ways to show rather than tell, adding richness and detail to their writing. Students evaluate a news article for effectiveness and write their own personal narrative.
8th - 10th Language Arts 26 Views 112 Downloads
Context Clues, Plot Structure, Conflict, and Personal Narrative Essay
What are the elements of a personal narrative? Get your class talking by reading "The Necklace" and "A Dangerous Game." The instructional activity focuses primarily on defining certain vocabulary terms (like context clues, plot, conflict, climax, etc.
9th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 83 Downloads
Writing Personal Narratives
Encourage your pupils to write about personal experiences with regard to participating in activities that don't involve media. Start off by reading several of the included poems and modeling how to write about a memory. Class members can then compose freestyle drafts about various memories, weekend activities, and their reflections on the "Take the Challenge" media reduction program.
6th - 7th Language Arts 59 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Personal Narrative - Part One
Read to write! The class lists sensory details based on the plot of a story they have recently read. They create a drawing of a bracelet and use the bracelet's jewels or charms to list sensory details included in the story. They then use transitional words and phrases to put the story in sequence.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 4 Views 212 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
I, the basket: Writing a first-person story as an inanimate object
Analyze photographs and make inferences about the lives of the people depicted in them. Individuals will exhibit their understanding of first-person narratives when they then use this information as a basis for writing a children's story from the perspective of an inanimate object.
4th - 7th Language Arts 5 Views 68 Downloads
A basic lesson plan on personal narrative writing is here for you. In it, learners are asked to imagine they're going to share an experience of their own with someone who did not participate in that experience. They verbally tell the story to one of their peers, then come back together and share how they knew the proper way to sequence the story, what words indicated who was telling the story, and which words made the story more interesting.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 35 Views 100 Downloads
Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion
Who is a champion to your class? Elementary and middle schoolers think of a role-model from their lives. Then, in their journals, they write evidence of that person's perseverance. They identify the character trait of perseverance with the autobiographical character, Michelle Kwan.
4th - 7th Language Arts 12 Views 173 Downloads
As a review of the characteristics of a personal narrative, or as in introduction to this type of writing, this power point presentation could help writers better understand narrative writing. You might want to alter or add information to suit your own needs.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Choosing a Story Idea for a Narrative
Decisions, decisions. Now that young writers have brainstormed ideas for a personal narrative, it's time to decide which one to write about. Follow along as the instructor explores the thought process involved in choosing the topic that will make the most interesting story.
5 mins 3rd - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Brainstorm Possible Story Ideas for a Response to a Narrative Prompt
Batten down the hatches, there's a storm brewing. Young writers learn how to brainstorm ideas for a personal narrative in the second lesson of this writing series. Watch the video and follow along with the instructor as she explains her thought process for generating writing topics.
6 mins 3rd - 6th Language Arts 10 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Point of View
Fifth graders identify first and third person points of view in literature. In this point of view instructional activity students compare the point of view in different pieces of literature, some telling the same story. Students write a first-person narrative about an event in their life.
5th Language Arts 20 Views 52 Downloads
Dreaming of Home: Personal Narratives from the Battle of Stones River
Students gather information about the Civil War from letters to the soldiers wives. In this Civil War lesson, observe the descriptive accounts and list sensory words. Students write a letter or poem matching a scene in the letters. Students may make a diorama.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Adding Details to Subjects and Predicates
In this adding details to subjects and predicates worksheet, students complete sentences using details that tell what they saw, how they felt, and what happened, add details to sentences, and write a personal narrative about a trip they took.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 71 Downloads
Making Your Narrative Lively
For this making your personal narrative lively worksheet, students use commands and exclamations to show feelings, complete sentences showing ending punctuation marks, write multiple directions sentences and a friendly letter. Students write fourteen answers.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 45 Downloads