Subject Matter: Creative WritingGrade Level: 6
|Creative Writing can be easy if you know the formula!|
Lesson Objective: Students will learn and understand the parts of a narrative and successfully write a narrative of their own which incorporates all of these elements.
Subject Matter Content Standard:
W.6.3aWriting: Text Types and Purposes: Narrative Writing
Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
W.6.3bWriting: Text Types and Purposes: Narrative Writing
Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
Writing: Text Types and Purposes: Narrative Writing
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Link to: The Standards
This is a great website with many interactive components that will help you learn all of the elements of a narrative. The link below will take you to one of these interactive activities. You will use both links for your scavenger hunt.
- Interactive Story This can be accessed directly through this link or through Mrs. Travis' Classroom. The Interactivy Story is a fun way to learn all the parts of a narrative.
Buzzle This article explains types of narrative writing a well as gives examples of the structure of a narrative, some different types of narratives and the three points of view.
Academic Help This website provides academic references and tutorials that cover a wide array of tpoics. This link will take you to the page on narrative writing, where they outline the process of writing a successful narrative.
What are the different components that make a successful narrative and why are they so important?
- What are the five elements of a narrative?
- What is the role or supporting characters?
- What is a "mentor"?
- Name a common mistake students may make when writing a narrative?
- What does "exposition" mean?
- What is another name for the "turning point"?
- Name three types (examples) of Narrative Writing.