7th-12th grade Narrative Writing: This "print and teach", standards-aligned unit contains 4 engaging lessons that will walk your students through the process of writing both fictional and personal narratives. This unit uses songs from Kelly Clarkson, Aerosmith, 3 Doors Down and Anna Nalick as motivators and models for the writing assignments. You will be amazed at how deep the students reflections will get with these prompts-- narratives do not have to be just for elementary students! Give this lesson a try with your upper middle and high school students!!
PLEASE NOTE: Song lyrics ARE NOT included with these lessons to respect Copyright, but can be easily found online.
This product contains all of the following items:
+ 13 slide power point, introducing the different forms of narrative writing
+ 4 complete writing lessons. Each lesson includes:
+ a writing focus (memoir, personal narrative, fictional narrative, poem)
+ detailed lesson plan
+ song of the day with analysis handouts
+ pre-writing handout with detailed instructions
+ lined handouts for final drafts
+ writers checklist and grading rubric
+ TWO different formats to print ("grunge" for style and black/white for ease)
These lessons can be used together, spread out for the duration of the school year or taught individually. They are perfect for writing workshops and student-choice options as well!