Narrative Craft - A TC Aligned Personal Narrative Writing Unit - Starting with Turning Points includes everything you need to teach the first lesson of the Narrative Craft unit.
This unit uses Power Point to the TC Narrative writing unit. The slides seamlessly take you through each step of every lesson in the unit. Set up the slides in Presenter View on your projector, and move through the lessons with ease. Notes in each slide give suggestions on what to say and do with students while they view material on the board. Charts are also included in each lesson for you to either print out and distribute to students, or copy onto chart paper. Worksheets, checklists and rubrics are included in lessons when needed.
Power Point Lessons are completely editable allowing you to include your own models!!! Lesson plans, charts, etc are included as both Editable Word documents AND PDF's for ease.
Editable Power Points to guide you through the lessons
Editable Lesson Plans
Editable Charts to print out or copy onto chart paper
Bend 1: Generating Personal Narratives
1 Starting with Turning Points
2 Dreaming the Dream of the Story
3 Letting Other Authors' Words Awaken Our Own
4 Telling the Story from Inside It
5 Taking Stock and Setting Goals
Bend 2: Moving Through the Writing Process: Rehearsing, Drafting, Revising, and Editing
6 Flash-Drafting: Putting Our Stories on the Page
7 What's this Story Really About?: Redrafting to Bring Out Meaning
8 Bringing Forth the Story Arc
9 Elaborating on Important Parts
10 Adding Scenes from the Past and Future
11 Ending Stories
12 Putting on the Final Touches
Bend 3: Learning from Mentor Texts
13 Reading with a Writer's Eye
14 Taking Writing to the Workbench
15 Stretching Out the Tension
16 Catching the Action or Image that Produced the Emotion
17 Every Character Plays a Role
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***Note to Teachers***
These lessons are completely editable. I have included examples of my own small moment and what my class has done for our shared writing piece. Please read the “notes” in the Power Point and make changes as needed to personalize your lesson!!