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Common Core: W.3.10
| by: Emily Cohen

Lessonset 3rd grade narrative writing: responding to a narrative prompt (1)

Interpreting a narrative writing prompt, brainstorming topics and drafting and revising a narrative response in the 3rd grade for the prompt: You are in your classroom with your teacher and classmates. Suddenly, your principal makes an announcement that there is a surprise in the cafeteria. Write a story that tells what happens next.
  1. Read and understand a narrative writing prompt

    Read and understand a narrative writing prompt

    Common Core: W.3.10 | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to figure out what type of writing you should do to answer a prompt by identifying the key ideas in the prompt.

  2. Brainstorm narrative writing topics

    Brainstorm narrative writing topics

    Common Core: W.3.5 | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to focus ideas on a topic by making a list.

  3. Choose a writing topic from a list of brainstormed ideas

    Choose a writing topic from a list of brainstormed ideas

    Common Core: W.3.5 | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to choose a story idea by asking, "Which of these could I write most about?" and then imagining the story.

  4. Organize a personal narrative in chronological order

    Organize a personal narrative in chronological order

    Common Core: W.3.3a | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to tell your story step-by-step by getting the memory in your head and thinking, "What happened first, then next, then next."รน

  5. Use temporal transition words in personal narrative

    Use temporal transition words in personal narrative

    Common Core: W.3.1c | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to guide your audience through your story by using transition words.

  6. Add details about characters in personal narrative

    Add details about characters in personal narrative

    Common Core: W.3.3b | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to make your story more realistic and exciting by adding details about the characters.

  7. Add dialogue in personal narrative

    Add dialogue in personal narrative

    Common Core: W.3.3b | by: Emily Cohen

    In this lesson you will learn how to make your story more interesting by adding dialogue.