Narrative Writing Using Strong Emotions

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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Do your students struggle to write descriptively and use strong emotions? Do they say things like "I was happy." or "I was scared"?

This PowerPoint lesson and activity requires students to think beyond TELLING emotions and gets them to think about the actions behind the emotions.

Students are able to SHOW emotions instead of tell.
Instead of- I was scared- students now learn to write things such as- A cold shiver went up my spine as I slowly walked up the dark driveway.

Grab some sticky notes and get ready to have your kiddos up and moving with this lesson that requires them to come up with examples to share with the class, read other students examples, and then choose their favorites. They record their favorite examples on the sticky notes and then share as a class, placing the sticky note on the PowerPoint slide.

Have your students writing more descriptively in no time!

What's included?
Detailed lesson plan with real photos
Powerpoint Lesson (6 slides)
Assessment (using students' own writing samples)

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Narrative Writing Checklist, Rubric, Conference Forms, Anchor Charts

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