This is a must have resource for your narrative writing unit! Differentiated writing posters, narrative writing graphic organizers, and writing supports geared towards Grades 1-3 will provide your students the tools they need to become strong writers. Take a look at the preview for a closer look!
All materials are thoughtfully aligned to the ELA Common Core Standards for Grades 1-3. The grade 1 materials included in this resource focus on writing a beginning, middle, and end with transition words or phrases. The grades 2-3 materials extend to also have students use more detail and create a hook to engage their readers. The 2nd grade materials encourage students to develop actions, thoughts, and feelings in their narratives. The 3rd grade materials extend to using dialogue as well. However, all materials can all be used in either grade to differentiate for your struggling and high writers.
Included are resources to teach students how to write terrific hooks for their narrative writing pieces. There are posters and activities to focus on either 3 or 5 hook types. Again, you could use either or both options for all three grades.
• Posters: (Color or B&W)
- Sentence Starters
- Writing Hooks
- Actions, Thoughts & Feelings
- Feelings Synonyms
• Graphic Organizers
• Writing Hooks:
Students practice writing 3 or 5 types of hooks that would start a specific topic.
• Picture Prompt Sheets:
Students are given 3 pictures for a beginning, middle and end to write a narrative story from.
• Writing Prompts
(also available are sentence starters and a word bank reference sheet to support your struggling writers with the prompts)
• Free-Writing Papers
Check out this product discounted as part of the Writing Bundle Grades 1-3
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