This Narrative Writing Quilt and corresponding activities and rubric can be used in a variety of ways in your classroom:
- Assign a new narrative each month
- Hold students accountable with their narrative writing
- Supplement your current narrative writing unit
This quilt gives your students the freedom to choose what they write about, allowing for greater creativity in their writing.
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INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE:
- Narrative Writing Quilt
: We’ve included original, thought-provoking prompts to get your students interested and excited in their writing. We have our students shade in the boxes for any prompts that they’ve already chosen.
- Leads in Narrative Writing
: Included are the six most common leads in narrative writing, as well as high-level examples for each kind. We’ve added an activity sheet where students can brainstorm their own leads before writing their narrative.
- Conclusions in Narrative Writing
: The eight most common conclusions in narrative writing are listed with their definitions. Included is space for students to brainstorm their own conclusions.
- Narrative Writing Rubric + Editable Rubric
: To make grading easier, we created an easy-to-use narrative writing rubric. In addition to the .pdf, you will find a PowerPoint version, so you can edit the rubric to fit your own classroom needs.
- Narrative Writing Example
: Want to kick off your narrative writing with a high-level example? Use our original narrative to show students examples of strong leads, conclusions, dialogue, vocabulary and more.
**Please note that if you own our Christmas Narrative Writing Unit
, the leads and conclusions activities are the same - just non-Christmas specific.**
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