Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
ELs will get a chance to practice their listening and reading comprehension skills as they answer questions about the key details in a read-aloud text. Use as a stand-alone or pre-lesson for the Questions for Comprehension lesson plan.
Come one, come all! In this lesson, reading and writing are intertwined as students determine a character's traits from the character's actions. Reading extends into creative writing as students imagine what a character might do next.
Help students create their own storytime with these materials designed to improve narrative writing skills. Writing prompts inspire the creativity kids need for narrative writing, while other resources help teach basic skills, like how to add dialogue to story or put events in order. You can switch writing up with lessons on persuasive writing.
Narrative writing, or writing about a sequence of events, may seem straightforward, but some students will need help with narrative writing. Being able to tell a good story starts with basic skills in preschool and develops throughout elementary school. With these narrative writing resources, you can choose from a variety of activities that will help students in every grade learn how to write a good narrative with strong verbs, sensory details, and the right point of view. There are writing prompts galore. Activities also help with writing narrative poetry and developing dialogue. Learning skills associated with narrative writing will improve students’ overall writing and reading proficiency. If you are looking for ways to teach narrative writing, start here, but also be sure to visit our creative writing resources.