Resources for lessons on teaching Narrative Writing:

Narrative Story Planning Strip: Story Planning Paper.doc
Narrative Rubric: narrative rubric.doc
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Small Moments
  • A TeacherTube video of a teacher teaching a mini-lesson on great beginnings.
  • This is a great blog entry that includes a video of a student planning details in a narrative piece.
  • This blog entry titled Do Mini-lessons Make a Difference? includes a description of several narrative minilesson.
  • A September blog entry, A Look into Great Writing, includes narrative student samples.
  • A blog that describes how to use a common class experience to model writing about a small moment.

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