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Small Moments Writing ~ Personal Narratives

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1st, 2nd, 3rd
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Common Core Standards
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Small Moments Personal Narratives Writing Unit including tips, resources, and graphic organizers for adding details , stretching small moments , show not tell , and elaborating from planning to publishing! It is also included in a Writing BUNDLE:

Writing BUNDLE Common Core


Do you find it challenging to get your students to stretch their moments and write detailed personal narratives or small moments stories that come alive? This packet contains specific strategies, tips and resources to help your students (grades K-3) in the small moments writing process. It works well with the Lucy Calkins series and includes the following resources to improve your students' small moments stories:

* 11 colorful charts, each illustrating a component of a small moment story-these can help guide and/or support your mini lessons(mini lessons are not included)
* 3 student samples-samples include actual suggestions and/or actual questions teachers can offer to students to enhance writing
* 3 pp Teacher notes/ideas
*Teacher tips to stretch moments and create grown up writers
* 3 student resources for generating ideas
* 2 graphic organizers (watermelon) for pulling out tiny moments
* a graphic organizer for planning and sketching out story
* 2 graphic organizers for incorporating senses and stretching what we say, think, feel and do in the moment
* 2 story maps
*3 resources geared to SHOW NOT TELL
* TAG chart for talking out stories with peer partners
* Story strips for talking out stories with partners
* Sheet for recording peer suggestions on post-its
* 5 resources containing scripts with detailed student examples of how to incorporate the five senses
* a student checklist to use during and after writing
* a student resource to use with regard to word choice(i.e. sparkle words)
*Cover sheet for student publishing
*Dedication page for student publishing
*About the Author page for student publishing


You might also like my small moments packet on feelings.

Small Moments with a Focus on Feelings

This product is also part of a $ saving Writing BUNDLE:

Writing BUNDLE Common Core

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Opinion Writing 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Persuasive Writing Book Reviews 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Persuasive Writing I need this TOY 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Informational Writing 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Poetry 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

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Small Moments Writing ~ Personal Narratives
Small Moments Writing ~ Personal Narratives
Small Moments Writing ~ Personal Narratives
Small Moments Writing ~ Personal Narratives