This personal narrative writing unit is CCSS aligned for grades 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. In this file, you will get:
--An outline of the specific CCSS covered
--A detailed 3 week lesson plan
--Anchor papers to help students see what quality personal narrative writing pieces look like or for the teacher to use as his/her own to model the writing process day-by-day
--A brainstorming web for pre-writing
--A sequencing graphic organizer
--A rough draft template
--A word choice menu to help students use strong verbs, interesting adjectives, specific nouns, and descriptive language to overall develop word choice
--"2 Stars and a Wish" peer revising form
--A personal narrative writing student self-evaluation
--A personal narrative writing rubric
--Examples of the brainstorming web, graphic organizer, etc. in relationship to the anchor papers to show students as examples or to be used by the teacher as his/her own to model
--2 different syled book covers to use to make class books
This unit was designed with student investment, engagement, and self-assessment in mind.
**Also, the personal narrative writing self-evaluation and rubric can be used for ALL PERSONAL NARRATIVE WRITING UNITS outside of this unit.
This unit is also available in a discounted BUNDLE in my CCSS Aligned Writing Bundle: Personal Narrative, Opinion, and Explanatory Units