Personal Narrative

 Personal Narrative 1

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Personal Narrative Development HW (Downloadable as a PDF)
Personal Narrative Development HW (Downloadable as a Word file)
This packet should be used when discussing and writing personal narratives. There are four activities included in the packet. First, students read a personal narrative mentor text written by a fellow student, then they reflect on the writing process, and finally brainstorm ideas for a personal narrative using a guided brainstorming process.

Personal Narrative 2

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Mentor Text Analysis and Family Interview (PDF)
Mentor Text Analysis and Family Interview (Word)
This packet should be used when discussing and writing personal narratives. There are three activities included in the packet. First, students read and analyze the story (plot) development of an effective personal narrative written by a student. Then, they interview a family member about an important life event that they will use to write a personal narrative about in “Personal Narrative 3.”

Personal Narrative 3

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Personal Narrative Mentor Text, Sensory Details, and Interview with Family (PDF)
Personal Narrative Mentor Text, Sensory Details, and Interview with Family (Word)
This packet provides an exemplar personal narrative that students read to better understand the use of effective sensory details. Then, they practice writing effective sensory details. Finally, they interview another family member for a personal narrative.

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