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Structure of Natural Narratives

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Class pairs select a prompt from a provided list and tell (and record) their story to their partner. They then examine linguist William Labov's model for natural narratives, and apply his model to their tale. Next, class members watch...
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Make a Memory with Movie Maker

For Teachers 8th - 12th
There is nothing more exciting than allowing learners to express themselves through a creative medium. In groups, they write narrative stories, focusing on building a strong storyline and dialogue. Next, they transform their stories into...
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Character Bust: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Whether it is a protagonist, antagonist, hero or heroine, characters are a must in any story. Learners analyze a character from a narrative they are reading, then use that character as inspiration. They create a ceramic bust depicting...
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Aesop and Ananse: Animal Fables and Trickster Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete compare and contrast activities dealing with fables and trickster tales to determine how each uses animals to portray human characteristics, specifically strengths and weaknesses, as well as pass wisdom from one...
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Narrative Writing Tips

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this language arts presentation, you will find some excellent tips for your writers who are about to try their hand at narrative writing. Each of the eights slides presents quite a few good tips such as, "Long paragraphs can be...
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Personal Narratives

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students complete writing lessons to help students select a writing topic, prepare a writing plan, and create an interesting beginning. In this personal narratives lesson, students complete intensive modeling activities to write their...
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Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Good dialogue in a narrative moves the story forward, creates tension, and reveals something about the characters and their relationships with one another. The series of exercises included in this resource give writers a chance to...
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Make Narrative Exciting with Adverbs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students complete worksheets where they identify adverbs and then use adverbs in narratives. In this adverbs lesson plan, students make an adverb word web and add those adverbs into their own narratives.
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Indianapolis 500 Unit -- Writing

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a narrative from a race car driver's point of view. In this narratives lesson students use the narrative writing format to write about a race car driver's experiences in the Indianapolis 500. The students use a...
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Slave Narratives

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the slave perspective and how it differs from stories we hear in text books. In this slave narrative lesson, students use primary source narratives to compare how slave life was expressed by the slaves to how slave life...
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Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, research primary sources and internet sites about different views on slavery. The groups form as either from the point of view of slave owners or those who want to abolish slavery. They write a written argument for...
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Tasty Topics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars analyze a graphic from an article and predict what the article might be about. After reading an article, they discover a journalist's experience of traveling across the United States to compare fast food restaurants. They...
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Writing From a Different Point of View

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write their own fairy tale. In this point of view lesson, students will plan and organize a written piece which focuses on point of view. Students will listen to a fairy tale, observe the teacher model good writing practices and...
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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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Building Believable Characters

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use descriptive strategies such as physical descriptions, background, and comparison of characters when writing narratives. They develop the topic with supporting details and precise diction to paint a visual image in the...
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Building Original Narratives

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders act out and write original narratives. In this theater meets writing instructional activity, 4th graders work in groups to create original narratives; after students act out their story, they write it down as a narrative.
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Family Recipes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
After interviewing family members, elementary and middle schoolers type up a family recipe using the Smart Notebook template provided. Then they should use the Kidspiration template to write a narrative about their recipe, along with...
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An Introduction to the Relationship Between Composition and Content in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how artists create a story that provides a message or provokes emotions in a single image. The ways in which the composition of a painting contributes to telling the story or conveying the message is examined in this...
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Slave Narratives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine many different slave narratives living in the 1700s. In groups, they identify and describe the major events in their lives and arrange them into chronological order. They use this information to create a...
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Shared Reading and Writing The Color of Home

For Teachers 3rd
Investigate the book "The Colour of Home" with a week-long set of Shared Reading and Writing lessons. You'll examine the use of commas to separate clauses, and phrases in a sentence, engage in wonderful discussions, and, write a...
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Poetry, Narratives, and Letters

For Students 8th - 12th
In this poetry worksheet, students read Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee" and then respond to 12 short answer questions based on the poem and its literary devices.
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Write On

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write descriptive essays. For this descriptive writing lesson, 6th graders create a mobile using pictures and write a descriptive story. Students develop vocabulary. The lesson is part of a unit. 
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African-American History and Culture in the English Classroom

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify and recognize characteristics of nonfiction in literary works, explore language and culture of Gullah people, compare and contrast purposes of spirituals and quilts in terms of their relationships to escape from...
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EX-SLAVE NARRATIVES

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students read narratives of ex-slaves and then in groups write and act in their plays.