This is a writing lesson plan that can be used with Lucy Calkins 2nd Grade Narrative Unit 1: Session 1. It also can just be used on its own if you do not have the Lucy Calkins curriculum. This lesson plan helps students generate ideas/topics for personal narrative writing! It includes a lesson plan, a heart map template, sentence frames, and 2nd grade writing paper. It also includes a suggestion for a mentor text that can be used during your writing lesson!