Narrative Writing Program | Daily Lessons | Templates 4th - 6th Grade {9 Weeks}

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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An innovative narrative and poetry writing program that contains nine weeks of daily writing lessons, step-by-step instruction, and activities for 4th - 6th grade. This program includes 600+ pages of detailed instructions, templates, grammar practice, actual student writing samples, and so much more!


1. Overall plan for the week

2. Five complete writing lessons

3. All reference sheets and templates needed for the weekly writing lessons

4. List of vocabulary words for the week

5. A sheet with multiple oral prompts

6. Sentence development activity

7. A writing activity with all templates needed

8. Two homework worksheets


✓ Expository vs. narrative genres

✓ Sentence activities

✓ Paragraph activities

✓ Brainstorming techniques

✓ Elements of narrative writing

✓ Developing a good ending to a story

✓ Developing imagined stories

✓ Dialogue in narrative writing

✓ Rewriting a story

✓ Recognizing attributes

✓ Introductory paragraphs

✓ Detail building & elaboration lessons

✓ Transitional techniques

✓ Graphic organizer

✓ Main events

✓ Narrative conclusions

✓ Developing plots

✓ Developing detailed paragraphs

✓ Using precise language

✓ High level synonyms

✓ Describing actions

✓ Elaborating events

✓ Working with prompts

✓ Lead sentences

✓ Building vocabulary

✓ Homework activities

✓ Weekly journal suggestions

✓ Many samples of actual student writings, from all levels, to use for assessment.


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and sample writing lessons.

Click here to view the Expository Writing Program.

Along with the above program, I have also developed a variety of writing and language arts activity books that make teaching these lessons fun and effective. Please click on the links below to preview these activity books.

Just Write: A Sentence

Letters from Ted E. Bear - Friendly Letter Writing Activities

Just Write: A Paragraph

Just Conventions - Daily Grammar and Conventions Practice

Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 3rd Grade

Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 4rd Grade

Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 5rd Grade

Teaching Research Skills

Complete Grade Level Writing Programs

Kindergarten Writing Program

1st Grade Writing Program

2nd Grade Writing Program

3rd Grade Expository Writing Program

3rd Grade Narrative Writing Program

Expository Writing for 4th - 6th Grade

Narrative Writing for 4th - 6th Grade

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Just Write: Narrative & Poetry - 4th - 6th Grade by Kathryn Robinson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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Total Pages
611 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.


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