Personal Narrative Writing with Diary of A Spider

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Grade Levels
1st - 4th
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34 pages
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This was the perfect template for diary writing. It made the process easy to do with my students. Thank you!
My students loved this resource. They loved the story and the writing. This was a very useful resource.
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Do you want your students to complete a successful narrative writing piece? In this unit, students will create diaries and then turn them into a writing piece. This writing unit works on personal narrative writing using "Diary of a Spider", "Diary of a Fly", and "Diary of a Worm" by Doreen Cronin. In this unit the students will write their own diary that follows them over a week or more time!

This unit comes with

1. Anchor Charts

2. Checklists for notebooks

3. Comprehension Questions for all 3 books with answer keys

4. Compare and Contrast Paper

5. The full writing process

6. Final Diary

7. Rubrics

8. Class Book Cover

What are others saying?!

Buyer- Great job with this unit. Love the steps and comp questions.

Teaching Tails- Such cute pages and ideas. The kids loved the theme.

Claire- great way to make a reading and writing connection-- and my kiddos love the books! Very engaging and simplistic organizers for the kids to use.

If you want all types of genres for writing with mentor texts check out my bundle!

Writing with Mentor Texts Bundle

If you like this writing unit check out the following writing units:

Informational Writing Mini Lesson

Opinion Writing with When I Grow Up

Persuasive Writing Bundle

Total Pages
34 pages
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