Narrative Writing Unit PLUS Editing and Revising Bundle

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Narrative Writing :: Writer's Workshop PLUS Editing & Revising :: Here is a MAJOR bundle of narrative writing tools! Great for writer’s workshop, this bundle includes resources for teaching narrative writing mini lessons AND editing and revising mini lessons, as well as peer editing.

This is a bundle of Common Core aligned resources for Personal Narrative Writing in Writer's Workshop! Designed specifically for upper elementary grades, this pack contains FIVE UNITS: brainstorming/planning, crafting leads, writing descriptive details, creating a character's perspective, and developing theme. These lessons, activities, and mentor texts are perfect for Writer's Workshop mini lessons!

These units can be purchased individually or get this BUNDLE for 20% off! (Psst- that's like getting one unit for free!) The documents in this bundle are PDFs.

Included in this pack:
-A checklist of Common Core aligned informational writing mini lesson ideas
-Stages of Writing Posters
Unit One- Brainstorming
-Posters/Anchor Charts for Writing About What You Know
-Activities for brainstorming important people, places, emotions, and memories
-Narrowing Down Small Moments Graphic Organizer
-Selecting Meaningful Moments Graphic Organizers
- Plot Mountain for Structuring Stories
Unit Two- Catchy Introductions
-Posters/Anchor Charts for Avoiding Boring Introductions
-Activities for Choosing a Lead Scene
-Strategy Cards and Posters for Writing Leads
-Revising Boring Leads to Make Them Descriptive
Unit Three- Elaborating with Detailed Descriptions
- Posters about why/how to elaborate
- Activities for analyzing simple vs. descriptive texts
- Mentor texts to identify strategies to try in their own writing
- Figurative language and sensory descriptions guides & activities
- Transitions reference guide
- Activities for varying sentence length and structure
Unit Four- Creating Character's Perspective
- Anchor charts/posters for why it’s so important to stay within the narrator’s perspective
- Mentor texts to analyze non-examples
- Activities to design what their main character knows and doesn’t know
- Activities to develop the voice of their narrator
Unit Five- Developing Meaningful Themes
- Anchor charts/posters about theme and main idea
- Mentor texts to analyze examples of themes in literature
- Activities to help students identify theme
- Activities to develop their own message or theme


This is a Peer Revising & Editing Guide for Narrative Writing. Included are lessons for modeling self and peer editing! Revision and editing guides are aligned with Common Core writing skills: organization, elaboration, fluency, & spelling and grammar. Rubrics are included for each skill.

This Pack Includes:
-No prep lesson plans
-Revising & editing guides with checklists & rubrics
-Plot mountain graphic organizers
-Writing leads & criticism language posters for your classroom

Enjoy & happy teaching!!

More Writing Resources

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Informational Writing for Upper Elementary – Resources & Mini Lessons
Writer’s Workshop Mini Lesson Ideas
Writer’s Workshop Resources & Mini Lesson Ideas

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