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136 resources with the concept personal narratives

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W.6.3 - Narrative Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Cultivating a deep love of narrative writing in your young writers can set them on a path that will have them writing and reading for the rest of their lives. These common core aligned resources (W.6.3) will give you some great starting...
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W.7.3 - Narrative Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Even for creative scholars, writing effective narrative pieces requires practice, thoughtful reflection on other narrative pieces, and technique. These resources are all aligned to the W.7.3 common core standards and will have your...
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Kindergarten Writing Rubrics

For Teachers K Standards
Here is a set of three kindergarten writing rubrics designed to meet the Common Core writing standards for opinion, informative, and narrative writing pieces. They each include four levels of performance—beginning, developing,...
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Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words, but a comic strip combines both images and words for the ultimate narrative effect. After reading The Three Little Pigs and deciphering the plot elements, elementary readers work through four...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 20

For Teachers 12th Standards
The March on Washington takes center stage in the discussion of chapter 15 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X; however, class members are presented with an entirely different view of the march from ones they have previously studied....
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Detailed Writing Lessons for The Personal Narrative

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Memories of persons, places, and objects provide the seeds for the personal narratives kids craft during a 19-day, personal narrative writing unit. Beautifully crafted and carefully scaffolded so that all writers can be successful, the...
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Preparing for the Mid-Unit Assessment: Planning the Children’s Book

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewPupils complete a My Children's Book Plan worksheet to carefully prepare for a narrative writing project. Scholars also continue working in their groups from lesson plan two, using their scavenger hunt worksheets to discuss what makes a...
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Discussing and Identifying Themes: What Makes a Good Children’s Book?

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewWorking in small groups, scholars look closely at a children's book to evaluate narrative techniques. Next, they complete a Children's Book Scavenger Hunt worksheet to analyze the literary elements of their selected stories. 
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The Power of Personal Narrative

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Personal narratives are powerful things. Whether told from the first-person or third-person point of view, whether in the form of an essay, a short story, novel, or video, whether fiction or fact, they capture readers and give them...
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A Separate Peace

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Jenna and Barbara Bush, daughters of former President George W. Bush, and author Armistead Maupin share with viewers their reasons for selecting John Knowles' A Separate Peace as one of their favorite books.
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 1, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
High schoolers read the final section of E. B. White’s Death of a Pig and take a close look at the impact of the words and tone he used. Learners discuss in pairs their homework from the previous night, answer questions about the text,...
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The Media and the War: Soldiers Find a Voice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prior to the Mexican-American war, citizens had only heard updates about the battlefield from the United States government. But with the expansion of media publication in the nineteenth century, individual soldiers were able to reach out...
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The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Working hard to please everyone often pleases no one, according Aesop's fable "The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey." After listening to an audio version of the story, individuals invent their own endings to the passage using a...
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Personal Narratives: Writing, Revising, and Publishing (WRAP)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Writing is a process, and lesson planning is, too! A personal narrative unit stresses the writing process to pupils, who first examine various stories and poems as a model of autobiographical writing and then write their own stories....
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Nostalgia

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To prepare for crafting their own memoir, class members examine poetry by Margaret Atwood, Billy Collins, Robert Hayden, and Claude McKay, stories by Richard Rodriquez and Willa Cather, and Barry Levinson's film Avalon. They examine how...
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Finding Your Own Walden Through Observation and Journaling

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Walden Woods Project encourages class members to identify and celebrate their own "Walden" that is need of protection. As part of the project, young environmentalists read passages that reveal Thoreau's literary naturalism and his...
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650 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
An extensive list of narrative prompts is just what you need to inspire young writers to tell their stories. Arranged by topic, the questions are sure give them something to talk about.
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Personal Narrative: Tell Your Story

For Students K - 6th Standards
Begin the writing process with a versatile graphic organizer. The instructional tool highlights a personal narrative's main event, setting, characters, beginning, details, and end. 
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Nifty Narrative

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Before writing a personal narrative, get organized! Scholars complete a graphic organizer detailing one memory's events, including the feelings they felt and how their five senses were affected. 
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Family Time: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
"Family Time" is the theme of a unit equipped with a series of challenge activities. Concepts reinforced include possessive nouns, pronouns, text organization, adjectives, writing types, and patterns by way of creative and research...
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Personal Narrative Writing Prompts

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Looking for stimulating writing prompts that won't make young writers cringe? A set of five personal narrative writing prompts engages pupils in analyzing, thinking, connecting, and writing about particular topics. Each prompt begins...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 7

For Teachers 12th Standards
As an end-of-unit assessment, class members complete the final drafts of their Common Application narrative essay, and then meet in pairs to discuss the independent reading selection.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 6

For Teachers 12th Standards
After a brief discussion of their independent reading texts, pairs exchange their college narratives, and using the provided peer review tool, give their partner suggestions on how the draft may be improved.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 5

For Teachers 12th Standards
To underscore the importance of precise diction and sensory details in narratives, class members examine two statements to determine which is more effective and has a greater impact on the reader. Individuals then examine the word choice...