Common Core Aligned Resources for W.4.3
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
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Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Detailed Writing Lessons for The Personal Narrative
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
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...
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Digging for Clues
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Make critical and creative thinkers out of your class, with an archeology-based project they'll love. They start the activity by first researching what archeologists do, then they generate a list of the qualities archeologists need to be...
Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
Why doesn't the government provide all goods and services if we pay taxes? Pupils investigate the difference between public and private services. They analyze their communities together with an interactive classroom model and...
A Classroom Guide to Peter H. Reynolds's Creatrilogy
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Help young readers find, identify, and use their voices with a set of empowering activities based on Peter H. Reynolds' trilogy of books. Sky Color, Ish, and The Dot focus on recognizing moods and treating each other kindly, and their...
Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical Fiction
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Jefferson is one of the most recognized names and faces in America—but is there more to the third president of the United States? Upper elementary and middle schoolers conduct research on Jefferson, his famous home at Monticello,...