Looking for a super simple way to teach students how to write a personal narrative? I have you covered!
After struggling with teaching how to write personal narratives on my own in the classroom, I wrote the entire week process down following the I DO, WE DO, YOU DO method. Then, I made a video for students to walk them step-by-step through the process of how to write their own narrative that not only is engaging to readers, but also sets a foundation for future writing. My favorite GO-TO resource is Google Slides. I love that they are interactive with movable parts, colorful, easy for virtual teaching and that I can also add black and white printables for print and go in-person teaching.
The 60 slide Narrative Writing Unit Download Covers:
- 1 Week Suggested Plan (I DO, WE DO, YOU DO)
- Video Tutorial for Students > Have you heard of a POTATO CHIP Beginning? (SEE THE VIDEO HERE)
- 7 POSTERS
- REMINDER Checklist for Students
- Optional Choice Board
- Example of Writing to Share with Students
- Colorful Digital Slides to share Virtually or on an Overhead that includes:
> Brainstorming Options
> Story Maps or Storyboard Choices
> Writing (ROUGH DRAFTS to PUBLISHING)
> A Rubric
- BLACK and WHITE Ink-Saving Option Included
There is 60 Google Slides total. Some colorful with editing text boxes and movable parts for virtual learning. The process walks students through brainstorming for a mini moment to write about, to a published narrative writing piece.
If you have not heard of a POTATO CHIP BEGINNING, your kids will love using these ideas to make the reader want MORE!
Watch the video tutorial on YouTube:
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