This resource on Personal Narratives was designed to teach students about this particular genre, and to walk them through the process of writing their first personal narrative.
This unit is broken down into 16 lessons and should be used over the course of 3 to 4 weeks:
Lesson 1: What is a Personal Narrative?
Lesson 2: Personal Narrative Topics
Lesson 3: Small Moments
Lesson 4: Brainstorm & Organize
Lesson 5: Word Choice
Lesson 6: Sensory Details
Lesson 7: Using Transitions
Lesson 8: Dialogue
Lesson 9: Writing a Lead
Lesson 10: Writing a Strong Ending
Lessons 11 to 13: Rough Draft (Beginning, Middle, End)
Lesson 14: Revision Checklist
Lesson 15: Editing
Lesson 16: Final Draft
The lesson pages can be assigned individually from day-to-day, or they can be bound into a book, or stapled into a packet, for use throughout the unit.
Lesson Notes for the Teacher and a Scoring Guide are also included!
**This unit can also be found in a BUNDLE
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