This 6th Grade Common Core Writing Bundle includes a fantastic narrative writing lesson and an awesome opinion writing lesson!
The narrative lesson consists of: brainstorm, storyboard, a sample narrative, and checklist activities that will allow your students to write fabulous 6th grade Common Core narratives! Items such as sentence length, figurative language, and plot contents are explained in student-friendly language through this lesson plan. Students will be able to write creative narratives that align with the Common Core standards while letting their characters come to life with rich dialogue and details. There is an art extension activity for early finishers to give you time to work with your struggling writers.
In addition, there is an anchor narrative paper you can teach from. This narrative has good sensory details, internal dialogue, and plot development. It is followed by comprehension questions for your students to complete before they write their own narratives.
Some of the elements included in the development and planning phases of the lesson are:
-Transition words and phrases for sequence and order of events
-Utilizing specific nouns and verbs
-Varying sentence length
-Incorporating figurative language
Information about the opinion writing lesson: Sixth graders will learn how to navigate the opinion writing genre with this awesome Common Core lesson plan. It will teach students how to prewrite and brainstorm effectively as well as write an opinion piece. There is adequate focus on citing from appropriate sources, utilizing a formal writing tone, and effectively communicating opinions and arguments. This is a teacher-friendly lesson! It comes with teacher steps, a student sample, and more!
The lesson plan includes:
-A lesson plan with teacher instructions
-Student Guidelines (with step-by-step instructions)
-A sample opinion letter
-A list of potential topics students may write about
-A graphic organizer to guide student writing
-An extension activity for early finishers, which is a cartoon or illustration showing characters debating or discussing the opinion topic using dialogue bubbles
*Please do NOT purchase this if you have bought my sixth grade opinion or sixth grade narrative writing lessons! Those are the same lessons I have bundled together here. :)