Small Moment and Personal Narrative Unit

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Jen Kimbrell - Tech with Jen
Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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71 pages
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My students love the slides and it makes my job much easier. We can go back easily to review a lesson if someone is absent or needs to be online. This resource is very handy and professional.
This was perfect with helping my students narrow in on a small moment of their life and writing a story about just that small moment! Will use this EVERY year!
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Small Moment Writing Unit includes scripted mini lessons, plus bonus video lessons! This unit also includes tips, anchor charts and graphic organizers for small moments, personal narrative writing. It is also included in the K-1 Year Long Writing Bundle:

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If you struggle with teaching writing with your students, this unit will help get you teach personal narratives and small moments. Grab your small moments anchor charts.

Plus, you can teach writing using a hybrid of traditional and virtual methods with your students! Perfect for distance learning.

Many teachers tell me they don't have the resources, support, time, or curriculum they need to teach writers workshop effectively.

They also tell me it is hard to get their young students to focus the writing in an organized way.

If you can relate to any of this, you are not alone, and this writing workshop unit is for you!

Whether you teach your students virtually, face-to-face, or a hybrid of both, I developed this unit to give you the confidence and support you need to launch your writer's workshop. 

In this unit, you will find the following: 

  • Forms for conferencing, assessments, and sharing
  • Detailed lessons to help you get started with teaching small moments
  • Several options for writing paper and graphic organizers
  • Small Moments Checklist and Bookmarks
  • Anchor chart for zooming in on small moments
  • Example of anchor chart and small moment booklet
  • Pencil Rubric Chart
  • Links to already created Seesaw lessons, click and add to your Seesaw library
  • Made FOR YOU VIDEO LESSONS for workshop lessons in Seesaw

Lessons Included:

  • Using Personal Narratives as Mentor Texts
  • Zoom into Small Moments
  • Writing Beginning, Middle, and End
  • Examine the Actions of a Character
  • Examine the Feelings of a Character
  • Examine the Setting of the Story
  • Drawing Pictures Across the Story
  • Adding Labels and Speech Bubbles to Pictures
  • Revise and Editing Stories
  • Publishing the Story for an Audience

Why You Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Writing Instruction In Your Classroom

  • Teaching writing is the best way to help your students learn to read
  • Writing is a great way to teach students to think critically and reflect on their learning
  • Add technology to the mix and writing will be your students favorite part of the day

Aligned to:

Common Core State Standards

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Thank you so much,

Jen Kimbrell

Tech with Jen

Total Pages
71 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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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, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.


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