This (common core aligned) personal narrative writing unit includes everything that you will need to teach a complete six week unit. Lesson plans are included!!
I have spent a whole year creating this unit and fine-tuning it for my students (and yours). You will not be disappointed and I hope that you will see your students do some amazing personal narrative writing!! This unit was created for third graders but could easily be used and adapted for second or fourth grade!
INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT (133 Pages)
● 23 Detailed Lessons (includes 3 optional “Language Lessons”)
● Teacher Notes and Tips
● Extensive List of Suggested Mentor Texts
● 32 Student Printables
● 6 Teacher Printable Resources (for Conferring)
● 11 Craft Study Task Cards
● 18 page Author’s Craft Student Workbook
● 10 Lead/Ending Task Cards
● An assessment rubric
1 What Is a Personal Narrative?
2 What is the Structure of a Personal Narrative?
3-9 Author’s Craft Rotations/Task Cards
10 Creating Heart Maps
10a Creating Heart Maps to Capture Small Moments
11 Setting Personal Writing Goals
12 The Planning Hand - Planning and Rehearsing the Parts of Your Story
13 What is the Heart of Your Story?
14 Drafting Paragraphs
15 Writing Introductions - A Workshop
16 Writing Satisfying Story Endings
17 Using Transition Words and Phrases Effectively
18 Cross-check for Narrative Text Structure and Craft Elements
19 Editing and Final Drafting for Publication
20 Preparing for Celebration
Optional Using Quotation Marks with Dialogue
Optional: Using Proper Sentence Structure
Optional: Using Precise Verbs and Adjectives
Please see the preview for a closer look at what is included!
If you have any questions about this unit, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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