✰Narrative Writing Lesson and Activities for the Model Text The Lonely Scarecrow for Grades 3-5✰
This narrative writing packet contains about one week's worth of narrative writing lessons using the picture book The Lonely Scarecrow by Tim Preston (not included in this packet). This packet includes
✔narrative writing lessons
✔revision and editing checklists for students
✔fun final copy writing paper and scarecrow page topper to color
Focus lessons include:
✰Using adjectives to help create sensory details in writing
✰Using similes in writing
✰The writing process: planning and prewriting, revising, editing, and publishing
✰Adding dialogue to a story
All of the lessons included in this packet will help your students produce an original and unique narrative writing piece inspired by the model text The Lonely Scarecrow by Tim Preston.
Common Core Standards covered in these lessons include
W4.3d and 5.3d Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
W 3.3a: Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally
W 4.3a: Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator, characters, or both; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W 5.3a Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.