Teach your students to entertain readers with narrative writing. This lesson will help your students understand the genre, the different parts of a story, and elements such as character, setting, and conflict.
How familiar are your fourth graders with the fictional genres available in their class or school libraries? This lesson introduces them to many genres of fictional books so they can get off to a terrific start of fourth grade reading.
Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
Once upon a time your students needed help writing fairy tales, and Education.com let you live happily ever after with a variety of resources. Teaching how to write fairy tales adaptations is a fun way for students to become better writers. There are several writing prompts to inspire your students to write. For more serious writing, visit our materials on persuasive writing.