Personal Narrative Writing Unit 2nd Grade Graphic Organizer Anchor Charts

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This second grade Personal Narrative Writing Unit is just what you need to teach this skill! This unit has kid-friendly rubrics, anchor charts, graphic organizers, and even centers! With the included mentor text and lesson plans, you will be able to effortlessly guide your students through writing a personal narrative!

When it comes to writing, there is so much we want (and need) to teach our students. However, we cannot focus on all of it all at once or we will cause our students to hate writing. I have broken this down into easy to implement lesson plans and have included all of the materials you need. This unit can be implemented at an easy pace---spread out over four weeks, or can be condensed to be taught in a shorter time period.

What's Included in this Personal Narrative Writing Unit:

  • Mentor Text
  • Rubric & Checklists
  • 12 Easy to Implement Lesson Plans
  • 6 Centers
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Posters (These anchor charts can also be printed and put in a writing notebook)
  • UPDATE: Now includes a digital (Google Slides) version of the resource! Learn more here.

Mini Lessons Taught: (W.2.3)

  1. Brainstorming Topics
  2. Picking a Small Moment
  3. Remembering Details
  4. Writing a Skeleton Outline
  5. Developing a Strong Introduction
  6. Writing the First Draft
  7. Writing as a Paragraph
  8. Adding Details
  9. Writing a Conclusion
  10. Editing with a Partner
  11. Revising & Revisiting the Rubric
  12. Publishing


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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐This is such a well-organized resource! My students loved it, I loved it! It really does a great job at breaking down the pieces and parts of personal narrative writing.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.


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