Help young readers think critically about the organization of a paragraph using this reading and writing activity. Students will read a paragraph about recycling and then choose the best sentences to add to the piece to make it even better!
Students can start a personal narrative with a clear problem and solution by using this activity to organize their story. This handy graphic organizer will have students consider various aspects of their problem and solution, and how it made them feel.
Surprise! Young writers are prompted to write a personal narrative about a time they were surprised. Students will practice sequencing and prewriting skills as they use this fun watermelon-shaped graphic organizer to plan out their personal narrative.
This winter-themed lesson plan, which incorporates the book Tree of Cranes by Allen Say, teaches students about Japanese traditions and customs. They will review the basic elements of a narrative story, and then write their own narratives about a special event or moment in their life.