Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 3: Narrative Writing

On July 20, 1969 humans landed on the moon for the first time. As the culminating assignment in a 19-lesson unit on narrative writing, class members imagine what that experience was like and craft a narrative in the voice of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, a person in Mission Control, or a watcher of the television broadcast.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • After writers have finished their narratives, hook them up with the Internet article, "11 Strange Facts You Didn't Know About the First Moon Landing"
Classroom Considerations

  • The unit is also appropriate for seniors preparing to write their college application essays
Pros

  • The 296-page unit packet includes a unit overview, lesson plans, worksheets, model essays, discussion questions, and activities that reinforce the writing process
Cons

  • None
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  • Writing Module - (Full Module)
  • Lesson Plan
  • Activity
  • Student Reference
  • Worksheet
  • Reading Passage