Narrative Writing

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A fun, engaging narrative writing unit designed from W.4.3 standard. Students learn how to develop a fictional story about how/why something came to be.

Mini Unit includes:

  • What is a narrative/myth?
  • Introduction to narrative writing & model stories

-I DO/WE DO: Nanabozho & The Birds (organizer included)

-YOU DO: Evergreen Trees & Their Leaves (organizer included)

**Both stories can be found online too

  • Brainstorm narrative topics
  • Getting Organized/Story Mountain
  • Develop beginning, middle, & end
  • Revising & editing
  • Publishing


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.


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