Help students get ready to write personal narratives by selecting interesting topics to write about. Through this activity, students will brainstorm about past adventures they've had and then choose one moment to focus their narratives on.
As students read multiple nonfiction books about a topic, they’ll begin to learn more. Help them organize their notes and keep track of the new information they're learning with this fun book-themed graphic organizer!
Dialogue adds pizazz to personal narratives and helps to bring the story to life! Give your young writers a chance to practice writing dialogue to add to a personal narrative with this writing prompt activity.
Writing personal narratives requires students to be able to stretch out small moments into beginnings, middles, and ends. Help your young writers practice this skill by thinking how they could stretch out a story about something they’ve done in the summer