In this lesson plan, Write Me a Story, kindergarteners and first graders learn how using transition words and writing a strong ending to their narratives can make a big impact on their story writing. First, budding writers will be guided through the process of recounting their day using transition words like “first,” “next,” “then,” and “finally” to help give order to their story. Then, they will practice coming up with interesting endings to their stories. Finally, learners will apply what they’ve learned about the writing process by drafting a personal narrative describing what they did after school.
Students will be able to recognize and use transition words.
Students will be able to write strong endings to their narratives.