Our students are full of interesting stories. This is their chance to write about them!
This complete unit includes:
- A complete step-by-step powerpoint that walks the students through how to brainstorm at least three different stories to write about, interactive quiz to hlep pick out 'seed' from 'watermelon' stories, how to draft, how to best revise, peer editing, and finally how to publish effectively.
- A mentor personal narrative that has been excerpted from the fantastic series of short personal stories 'My First French Kiss' by Adam Bagdasarian.
-Peer editing worksheets to guide students in analyzing their classmates work.
-Blank publishing sheets to showcase their finished products.
-Personal narrative writing rubric.
By the end of this unit students will have at least three fantastic expressions at grade level of small moments from their lives.
Common Core Standards Met:
LT: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.3a
LT: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.3b
LT: Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.3e
LT: Students will be able to plan, edit, re-write, revise, and re-approach their writing. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.5
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