Writing Personal Narrative Writing Prompts for 3rd-5th

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3rd - 5th
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  1. These half page writing prompts are great for practicing Creative Narrative, Personal Narrative, Explanatory/Informational, and Opinion Writing. Place them in a writing center, use as a daily warm-up during your narrative unit, or use with their formal essays. These are SO versatile! This bundle com
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Your students can never get enough writing practice! These half page writing prompts are great for practicing Personal Narrative Writing through short paragraphs. Place them in a writing center, use as a daily warm-up during your narrative unit, or use as test prep.

Common Core Literacy Standard W.3.3, W.4.3, W.5.3 is narrative writing, and this resource covers all parts (A-D).

The standards below are labeled for 5th grade as an example of what this resource covers, but it is also appropriate for 3rd and 4th grade!


Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.


Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.


Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.


Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.


Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.


Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.


Writing Prompt Task Cards

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Personal Narrative Writing Prompts

Creative Narrative Writing Prompts

Opinion Writing Prompts

Explanatory/Informational Writing Prompts

Complete Guide to Writing Resources

Complete Guide to Writing YEAR LONG Bundle (all standards)

Complete Guide to Opinion Writing

Complete Guide to Explanatory Writing

Complete Guide to Creative Narrative Writing

Complete Guide to Informational Writing


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