Personal Narratives - Graphic Organizers & Rubrics - Personal Narrative Writing

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Mrs Beattie's Classroom
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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This is a wonderful resource that has really helped my students understand how to write a personal narrative.
My students loved each step of this writing process. I love the analogy of whole watermelon and seed. Thank you!


This is the only personal narrative writing resource you need! Teach your students to focus on the special tiny moments in their lives with this personal narrative writing package! It contains everything you need to teach and assess personal narrative writing.

⭐ Support your struggling writers as they write their personal narratives with graphic organizers!

This personal narrative writing resource is perfect for:

✔ 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-grade classrooms

✔ writing teachers
✔ teachers looking for rich writing activities for their students

✔ anyone wanting to support the needs of all writers with graphic organizers

✔ a personal narrative writing unit

Included in this personal narrative writing resource you’ll find:

• anchor chart suggestions and graphics

• whole-class sorting activity

• independent sorting activity

• graphic organizers for the entire writing process, including pre-writing plans, detailed setting, sensory details, and good beginnings

• revising & editing checklist
• writing & drawing papers

• self-evaluation checklist and 4-point teacher rubric

❤️ Includes cut-and-paste pieces to appeal to the kinesthetic learner in your classroom! Canadian spelling included!


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❤️ Monitor your students' progress through the writing process using a writing process chart!


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Total Pages
30 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.


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