We found 638 resources with the concept narrative writing
How to Make Your Writing Suspenseful
5 mins 6th - 12th
New ReviewViewers get some tips on how to create suspense in their writing from a short video that draws on examples from Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, and even Oedipus Rex. Remember: It's not what happens but what...
Personal Narratives: Learning from Lessons Life Teaches Us
7th CCSS: Designed
New Review"First Appearance," Mark Twain's tale about overcoming stage fright, serves as a model of a personal narrative and gets young writers thinking about milestones in their own lives. After examining student models and considering the...
Why Should You Read James Joyce's "Ulysses"?
6 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat is Bloomsday? Why would thousands travel to Dublin on this day to visit sites depicted in a novel that is ridiculously hard to read? Why even bother with reading such a book? Find out by viewing a short video that suggests the...
Narrative Writing Prompts from ABCmouse (English and Spanish)
Pre-K - 2nd
Available in Spanish and English, these prompts are perfect for writing centers, homework assignments, student writing portfolios, and more. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 2
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After watching West of the West's documentary The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island, class members imagine how Juana Maria/Karana may have felt about living alone on the island for 18 years and craft a blackout poem or a narrative in her...
A Time Capsule of a Lost Early California Lifestyle
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
After viewing The Last Roundup, a documentary that examines the transitioning of Santa Rosa from a privately owned island to a National Park, class members adopt the point of view of Tim Vail, a member of the family that once owned the...
The Legendary King of San Miguel: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 9-12
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The documentary, The Legendary King of San Miguel Island, introduces the fascinating tale of Herb Lester, his family, and their life on San Miguel Island. Viewers have an opportunity to expand their study of the island and of Lester's...
Writing a Narrative: How Bear Lost His Tail
3rd CCSS: Designed
After reading the first, second, and third parts of "How Bear Lost His Tail", third grade writers answer questions about the story by completing a series of options, including discussion points. Then, they begin to plan a new narrative...
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandu!" The motto for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry warns that one should never tickle a sleeping dragon, but learners will definitely be tickled by the activities in a packet of materials...
Teaching Students to Write a Narrative
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Encourage narrative writing with a clever exercise. Class members watch episodes from movies and describe what happened to a character, including details about the setting, plot, and characters. Writers then craft a narrative about a...
Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core
Narrative, expository, and persuasive writing; all of it's covered in a collection designed to support sixth grade writing skills. Here you'll find units, lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables, videos, and apps. Check the notes section of each resource to discover which standards are addressed.