Narrative Writing Grade 3

April 27, 2024

Narrative Writing Grade 3

Narrative Writing Grade 3

This step by step resource on how to teach narrative writing and story elementsis a teacher’s dream! A completely no prep packet on the perfect formula for how to writing to even the most reluctant of writers! Complete with step-by-step teacher notes, directions, lesson, slides, pre writing graphic organizers, differentiated writing templates and more.  The slides teach the writing process and include character traits, story setting, conflict resolution. Students then use the prewriting activities for brainstorming, story map graphic organizers and narrative writing templates to created their own.

 

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Narrative Writing Grade 3

A differentiated packet also suitable for:

  • First Grade
  • Second Grade
  • Third Grade

Narrative Writing Grade 3

This resource consists of the following visually appealing slides for whole class explicit teaching and viewing:

  • What is a narrative?
  • How to write a narrative
  • Use Your Imagination
  • Main Character
  • Other Characters
  • Setting
  • Problem
  • Resolution
  • Map Out The Story
  • Bobo the Bunny (main character)
  • Ollie Owl and Carly Caterpillar (other characters)
  • Hungry Wolf (problem)
  • Bobo tricks wolf (resolution)
  • Adjectives
  • Narrative

Narrative Writing Grade 3

Also included are the following pre-writing, differentiated narrative writing templates and story elements graphic organizers:

  • Prewriting Bubble Map
  • Story Map Graphic Organizer
  • Narrative Writing Worksheet 1
  • Narrative Writing Worksheet 2
  • Narrative Writing Worksheet 3

Each narrative writing template consists of the following story element checklist to scaffold students’ writing and promote independence:

  • Main character
  • Other characters
  • Setting
  • Problem
  • Resolution

 

 

How to use this step-by-step resource:

1. Follow teacher notes

2. Display slides for whole class explicit teaching of story elements and narrative text

features

3. Co-create a fun narrative with the samples

4. Print pre-writing and differentiated writing graphic organizers for students to write

their own narratives

5. Invite students to share their completed work

6. Celebrate students’ efforts by displaying writing samples on a ‘Narrative Writing Bulletin Board.’

7. Set up a narrative writing center providing lots of narrative writing opportunities

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Narrative Writing Grade 3

Common Core Standards Aligned

Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

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