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Common Core: W.3.3a

Lessonset 3rd grade narrative writing: responding to a narrative prompt (2)

Interpreting a narrative writing prompt, brainstorming topics and drafting and revising a narrative response in the 3rd grade for the prompt: Sometimes, even the best of friends can disagree. Think about a time you and a friend had a disagreement. What did you disagree over? What happened? Now write a story about a time you and a friend had a disagreement.
  1. Read and understand a writing prompt

    Read and understand a writing prompt

    Common Core: W.3.4 | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will learn how to read and understand what a prompt requires by circling key words and deciding if you need to write narrative or essay.

  2. Brainstorm ideas for a narrative response

    Brainstorm ideas for a narrative response

    Common Core: W.3.4 | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will generate a topic by listing experiences that answer the prompt's question and choosing the one that you remember the most about.

  3. Organize a personal narrative

    Organize a personal narrative

    Common Core: W.3.4 | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will plan your writing by using boxes and bullets to organize each part of your narrative.

  4. Write a hook sentence including sensory details

    Write a hook sentence including sensory details

    Common Core: W.3.3a | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will respond to a prompt by starting with a hook and including sensory details to show, not tell, the reader what's happening.

  5. Draft a narrative using a plan and transition words

    Draft a narrative using a plan and transition words

    Common Core: W.3.3b | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will learn how to use your plan while you draft by checking it often and using transition words to connect the parts.

  6. Revise a personal narrative for clarity

    Revise a personal narrative for clarity

    Common Core: W.3.5 | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will learn how to make sure your writing is focused on the topic by rereading and asking yourself, "Is this clear? Have I followed my roadmap?"

  7. Editing a personal narrative for grammar and spelling mistakes

    Editing a personal narrative for grammar and spelling mistakes

    Common Core: W.3.5 | by: Lindsay Stuart

    In this lesson, you will learn how to correct grammar and spelling mistakes in your writing by rereading and fixing mistakes as you find them.