This writer's workshop unit has everything you need to introduce and develop fictional narrative/imaginative writing in your classroom!
Your students will use photos to imagine and create original characters, setting, problem, and solution.
This unit includes:
*10 step by step lessons to teach imaginative writing. Each lesson includes a mini lesson, independent writing, and shared writing. Anchor chart pieces, mini-anchor charts for students' writer's notebooks, conferencing labels and sticky notes, goal setting pages are included.
Mini lessons include:
*What is imaginative writing?
*Setting the scene: creating characters and setting.
*Creating an interesting plot.
*Writing from a point of view.
*Using sensory details to describe characters and setting.
*Using characters thoughts, feelings, words, and actions to show how characters respond to events.
*Using transition words to show a change in time and place.
*Writing a conclusion with a theme.
*FIVE extra mini lessons included: speaking vs. writing, homophones, literal vs. non-literal meaning, concrete vs. abstract nouns, imaginative writing checklist.
*TEN classroom posters included.
*Revising and editing tools include helpful bookmarks, labels to keep tools such as colored pencils and highlighters, and spider legs for students to use while revising.
*A personal spelling dictionary to keep track of easily misspelled words.
*Labels for student folders: students name, what I'm working on, and writing tools.
*Paper for published work: 20 lined pages with 20 coordinated unlined pages for writing and illustrations of published work.
*Student friendly rubric based on grades 3-5 CCCS standards and I Can Statements.
*Bulletin board letters: Imagine That and Imaginative Writing
*Binder cover, spines, dividers to keep all your pages organized
*Launching Writing Worshop
*Personal Narrative Writing
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