In these personal narrative writing lessons, students will write about a time they received a gift from someone. This is common core aligned! These are SmartNotebook slides that guide you through five days of step-by-step personal narrative writing. All you need for the five days of lessons is these slides, a working SmartBoard, the internet, and pencils and paper for the students. In these lessons, there is a link to an example personal narrative, interactive slides, step by step directions, and graphic organizers (thinking maps) throughout the presentation. There are 35 total slides.