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115 resources with the concept personal narrative writing

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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 2

For Teachers 12th Standards
After discussing the narrative structure, the intended audience, and purpose of chapter 1 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, class members draft their own statement of purpose for a Common College Application prompt that distinguishes...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 1

For Teachers 12th Standards
Here's a fresh approach to the dreaded college application personal narrative. The Autobiography of Malcolm X is the anchor text for a unit, that through modeling and guided practice exercises, encourages not only the development of...
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Narrative Writing

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Enhance narrative writing instruction with engaging and interactive planning pages. Eight lessons take authors through the process of writing a narrative story, two lessons prompt writers to create a personal narrative, and a...
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An "Unusual" Survivor's Story

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Little Red, the doll that serves as the mascot for Chances for Children, the Duchess of York's children's charity, was found in the rubble of the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers. Young writers assume Little Red's voice and develop a...
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4th Grade Personal Narrative

For Students 4th Standards
Throughout 10 lessons, fourth graders learn how to plan, organize, write, and edit their own personal narratives. In the beginning, young writers come up with ideas of personal experiences and the emotions linked with those experiences....
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Create a Lasting Impression: #Myseniorfootprint

For Students 12th
Looking for some ideas for an end-of-year project for seniors? Here's one that asks seniors to highlight what they learned during their four years of high school.
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What I Treasure Most

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
"What do I treasure most in the world?" Young writers respond to this prompt by crafting a personal narrative that shows why they value this object, person, animal, or special skill. They also create a pop-up illustration of their treasure.
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The Devil’s Arithmetic: Personal Narrative Assignment

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
How can an unfamiliar place help you learn something about yourself? Use a narrative writing prompt as you culminate your unit on Jane Yolen's The Devil's Arithmetic. Kids consider the ways that, like the main character from the novel,...
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Pudd'nhead Wilson: Writing Strategy

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Assign this narrative essay after finishing Puddn'head Wilson. Learners write about their own experiences with overcoming obstacles. A five-step process is laid out on this assignment page.
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I Have a Dream… Personal Narrative: Writing About Your Dream for the World.

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do your pupils want to change the world? Find out with this writing prompt, inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s well-known speech. The resource provides the prompt and lines for writing.
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Travel Printable for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Help make children's vacations a little more meaningful with this collection of writing materials. Offering numerous writing paper templates, writing prompts, and coloring pages, this resource engages children in creating a written...
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The Best Thing I Do

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Youngsters will boost self-confidence and practice narrative writing by describing one of the best things they do, whether it be a special talent, extracurricular activity, or a unique personality trait.
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Spinning My Tale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Begin writing personal narratives in this writing lesson. Junior high writers start by writing a journal about their favorite holiday. They read a book at their skill level and use graphic organizers to record their ideas for writing....
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Benjamin Franklin and Learning a Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Examine stories with a moral in a character development instructional activity. The class reads a short story written by Benjamin Franklin in which he pays too much for a toy whistle. Individuals then make text-to-self connections and...
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Writing a Personal Narrative

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between a news story and a personal narrative? This plan has learners write a personal narrative using the topic of service projects in their community. Consider completing a cross-curricular extension by bringing...
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Fortunately....Unfortunately

For Students 4th - 8th
For this essay worksheet, students write an essay about a situation that happened where they can use the phrases fortunately and unfortunately. Students write a 1 page essay.
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Writing Catchy Introductions

For Students 6th - 7th
In this introductory paragraph worksheet, students learn techniques for writing an attention-catching introductory paragraph. Students then read several introductory paragraphs and determine which strategies were used.
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Scrapbook

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students, using photos as their inspiration, develop six personal narratives, then edit and revise them.
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Using Artwork to Develop Personal Narratives

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use a work or art as a springboard to a personal narrative or descriptive writing. They represent an idea in an artistic product which connects to composition.