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133 resources with the concept personal narratives

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Book Swap

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the publishing roles of author and illustrator. Stories are written and the illustration done by other students. Answers to several questions act as a motivating force for the creation of the stories.
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Family Stories

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use dance to better understand the writing process. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students use their critical thinking skills to connect dance with writing. Students use thinking maps to follow the writing process, write a...
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My Life: A Look At Me

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine their lives. In this autobiography lesson, students write about their lives. They examine their past, and present lives and imagine their futures. They end the lesson sharing their personal narrative.
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Point of View

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify first and third person points of view in literature. In this point of view lesson students compare the point of view in different pieces of literature, some telling the same story. Students write a first-person...
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I Did It!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the Louisiana Purchase. In this cross curriculum U.S. history and personal narrative writing lesson plan, students locate the territory explored by Lewis and Clark on a map, and explain Thomas Jefferson's historical role...
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Family Writing Activities: Personal Narratives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work with their parents to write a personal narrative about an experience they have in nature. In this personal narrative lesson, students complete several weeks of activities for personal narratives where they have their...
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Theme and Music with Photo Story

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students tell stories with media. In this personal narrative lesson, students create  PhotoStory presentations that include images and music to tell their stories that convey themes.
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Writing a Personal Memoir

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing skills activity, students read about some techniques for writing a descriptive personal memoir. Students then read a personal narrative. Students answer 1 short answer question.
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Using Details to Make Subjects Clear

For Students 5th - 6th
In this details in writing activity, learners complete three activities that help them use details to make subjects clear in their personal narrative writing.
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Focus on Writing a Personal Narrative: Making Your Narrative Lively

For Students 4th - 5th
For this command and exclamations worksheet, students complete three activities using command and exclamation sentences to make their narrative writing lively.
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My Embarrassing Moment: Writing Model

For Students 6th - 8th
In this writing model instructional activity, students read a 4 paragraph sample personal narrative, respond to 3 short answer questions, and use a graphic organizer to plan their own personal narrative.
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Personal Narrative: Writing Prompts

For Students 6th - 8th
In this writing a personal narrative worksheet, middle schoolers write about 1 or more of the 4 writing prompts listed. Each writing prompt listed requires them to write a personal narrative.
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Varying Sentence Style

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this sentences worksheet, students rewrite 2 underlined sentences in a paragraph as questions, write an original interrogative sentence to begin a paragraph and then write a brief personal narrative about hearing their favorite song.
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Making Your Narrative Exciting

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this personal narrative worksheet, students add words to 7 sentences to make them exclamations, write 2 imperative sentences in a paragraph and then write a narrative paragraph for a postcard.
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Adding Details to Subjects and Predicates

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this adding details worksheet, learners complete 10 sentences with appropriate detail words and then write a personal narrative about a time they achieved a personal goal.
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Telling About You in Personal Narratives

For Students 4th - 5th
In this personal narrative learning exercise, students learn how to tell the reader how they felt, acted, and looked in a personal narrative by completing the three activities.
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Correlative Conjunctions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students identify correlative conjunctions in sentences and then rewrite pairs of sentences as a single sentence with correlative conjunctions. They practice diagramming sentences of various sentence patterns and then write a personal...
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Writing a Personal Narrative

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze a variety of rhetorical devices including metaphor, hyperbole, metonomy and imagery. They read samples of autobiographies, work in groups to complete writing skills activities and produce individual personal narratives.
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Reel Remembrances

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers interview adults, ages 71-75. They ask them questions concerning events of 60 years ago and create a media presentation based upon background information and interview responses.
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CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: EXAMINE EXPRESSIONS THROUGH PORTRAITURE

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use a work or art as a springboard to a personal narrative or descriptive writing, create a collage to identify tone through art, and use inference to discern what might have caused an individual to feel the emotion that is...
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Change Over Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a personal narrative that is designed to help them reflect on the nature and meaning of change in their lives.
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Take A Bus Ride!

For Teachers K - 1st
Use this “Take a Bus Ride” worksheet as a prompt for class members to draw themselves and their family on a real or imagined bus ride. An outline of the front of a bus is drawn with space for children to draw people in the window. When...
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Storytelling: Personal Narrative

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Your own story might just be the most interesting one of all. Scholars pick one of three story starters to frame their personal narratives and customize them by placing add-ons to their stories. Video tutorials guide users on how to...
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Create a Lasting Impression: #Myseniorfootprint

For Students 12th
Looking for some ideas for an end-of-year project for seniors? Here's one that asks seniors to highlight what they learned during their four years of high school.