Category Archives: narrative writing

Sixth Grade

During the third week of school we didn’t have much time to read our novel, but we read enough to fill our minds. We had learned about half of the class’s students in Flying Solo and we’re at the part … Continue reading

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Noteworthy Narratives

For the last couple of weeks we worked on writing personal narratives in class.  I was so amazed with the students’ creativity. I could not decide which ones to highlight on my blog, so  I actually had to draw names for … Continue reading

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Sailing into September

Even though we had a short week, we still managed to get many things accomplished in class.  We started each class with our mentor sentences and continued to work on subjects, predicates, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and prepositional phrases.  The majority of students … Continue reading

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Sadness, Injuries and Accomplishments

The eighth graders are preparing to make the journey to high school.  After working on persuasive essays, expository essays, and compare/contrast essays, I decided have them work on some narrative writing, specifically personal narratives. The students were to think of … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Senses Through a Personal Narrative

The sixth graders have been writing several essays throughout the year.  I decided to go back to some narrative writing, specifically personal narratives. The students were to think of a memorable experience in their lives to write about.  We brainstormed … Continue reading

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Splendid Script Writing in 8th Grade

The 8th graders have been writing plays for the past couple of weeks. We started off discussing the differences between writing a play versus writing a basic narrative. One of the main differences they recognized was that a play is … Continue reading

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Modern Myths and Legends

The 7th graders have been learning about myths in their social studies class.  They have been reading examples of different legends and tall tales in language arts.  They started working on creating their own modern examples of myths and legends. … Continue reading

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Promising Prehistoric Stories

The 6th graders worked on creative prehistoric narratives for the past couple of weeks.  They are all very unique and well-written.  Check out a few of their stories and give them some feedback. Itamar’s story Benjamin’s story Elior’s story Great … Continue reading

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