Narrative Introductions

With our Narrative Introductions lesson plan, students learn about personal and fictional narratives and how to identify and write them.

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Our Narrative Introductions lesson plan teaches students how to write and identify both personal and fictional narratives. During this lesson, students are asked to use their creativity and work with a partner to brainstorm 5 topics for a personal narrative and 5 ideas for a fictional narrative and list them and then write a short paragraph for one personal narrative topic and one fictional narrative topic. Students are also asked to work independently to read sentences and decide whether each is most likely from a personal or fictional narrative.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters in a narrative writing piece and to organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3.A

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4th Grade


Language Arts