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Scaffolding for Essay: Planning Body Paragraphs for Position Paper This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCom

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars begin creating a plan for their position papers using a Sustainable Water Management Position Paper Planner. They talk with partners about their claims and counterclaims for the essays. Writers then work independently to plan...
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Finishing the End of Unit Assessment: Final Draft of Position Paper and Reflection on the Writing Process

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewThink about it. Writers think about their end of unit essays through reflection. They use the End of Unit 3 Assessment, Part 2: Reflection on the Writing Process handout to analyze the writing process they used to create their position...
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: Revising Claims and Evidence Based on Feedback

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewRevisit, revise. Scholars receive their position papers returned with feedback from the teacher. They use colored pens to identify feedback related to the first two rows of the rubric and correct their papers based on the comments....
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Using Maps to Inspire Personal Narratives

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A solid description of one way to teach narrative writing, this resource outlines the writing process from concept to completion. Class members create concept maps of moments in their lives and follow the writing process to publish their...
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Middle School Narrative Essay Prompts

For Students 5th - 8th
Inspire your class to write narrative essays with one or all five of these prompts. The topics include: favorite memory, first time, preparation, goals, and lying. These could be used as inspiration for a more structured writing...
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Training for the Narrative Essay: Building Character

For Students 9th - 12th
Pupils can apply the information about characterization on the first page of this resource to the assignment on the second page. Seven tactics for developing characters are detailed and put to practice. Writers choose from a short list...
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Fictional Narrative Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pay attention to this presentation that outlines the structure of a fictional narrative with five paragraphs if you are beginning a narrative writing unit. Each descriptive slide is followed by a slide with the purpose of checking for...
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Narrative Revision Sheet

For Students 7th - 12th
After completing a narrative essay, provide this self-editing worksheet for your class. Four simple questions ask for the purpose, tone, and any rhetorical devices used in the essay. Editors fill this section out themselves before...
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Like Water for Chocolate: Family Tradition

For Students 9th - 12th
Engage young writers in family tradition with this writing assignment for Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel. Using sensory details, learners write a narrative about a family tradition involving food. Scholars also talk with...
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: Revising Claims and Evidence based on Feedback

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewWhat to do with all that feedback? Scholars use colored writing instruments to circle any feedback that relates to the first two rows of the grading rubric. After working on revisions for their papers, learners view the performance task...
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Scaffolding for Position Paper: Clarifying Body Paragraphs, Introduction, and Conclusion

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewLet's have a talk. Scholars talk through the body paragraphs of their Sustainable Water Management position paper with peers. They take turns explaining their work to one another. They then begin to work independently on the introduction...
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When Communication Bogs Down

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students determine patterns of organization and write an organized narrative essay. In this organization instructional activity, students practice active listening and us a web to trace  sequence and organization. Students identify basic...
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Holiday Celebrations Writing Activity

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write an essay about their favorite holiday.  In this holiday essay instructional activity, 5th graders write a how to about materials they used and the steps they followed with those materials.
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Adventure Writing: Oregon's Landscape as a Setting

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify geographical features of different regions encountered by migrants on the Oregon trail. Students research how the Oregon landscape may have affected life and 19th century westward migration. Students write a narrative...
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Narrative Essay Review Sheet

For Students 5th - 10th
In this narrative essay peer editing worksheet, learners share their narrative essays with 4 classmates who read the essays and comment regarding the 3 questions listed on the sheet.
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Extra! Extra! Read All About Me!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this narrative essay worksheet, students use the newspaper template to write their own news story about an important event in their lives. Space is provided for other newspaper writings that students may write as well.
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Outline a Travel Narrative

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are taught how to outline a fictional narrative essay. They review the definition and structure of narrative essays. Students use the activity to brainstorm specific ideas for narrative essays. They are given a...
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Narration about the Mirabal Sisters

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research the lives of the Mirabel sisters, complete related graphic organizers, and watch the movie, "In the Time of the Butterflies." They write a narrative essay about one event in the Mirabel sisters' lives.
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Change of Perspective

For Teachers 4th - 7th
After reading an example of a Cultural Connection about a particular person, class members are asked to think about what this person might experience on a daily basis. They then craft a narrative from the subject’s point of view.
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Narrative Essay

For Students 7th
In this writing worksheet, students write a narrative essay about a time in their life where they felt unprepared for an assignment or test.