Engage students in learning about narrative writing and cultures and diversity. Create Road of Life Maps (many students' examples included) then storytell one event using narrative characteristics. This complete Common Core ELA lesson plan includes:
Road of Life Map (directions, teacher & students' examples)
Students' narrative essays (peer workshoppings & maps)
Media resources for elementary and secondary
Literature resources for elementary and secondary
Writing assignment for narrative
Peer Workshopping practice slides
Theory and Research information
A great beginning of school year assignment to learn about students and to let students learn about you, as well as to introduce writing process, help students learn how to put final packets together, and can be used as a diagnostic writing.
Fun, educational, and encourages storytelling and sharing along with building safe communities of writers in language arts classrooms.