Mhms Narrative Writing Preservice PD


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Stallings & Fairbanks presents Common Core Narrative Writing for MHMS PreService PD

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  • 5 mins to discuss w/ others at table. Discuss reluctance
  • Emphasize real or imagined– cross curricular use
  • ASK: How would a student do this?
  • What graphic organizer should be on the back?
  • What should we say about the rubrics?
  • 15 minutes. How to share out w whole group?
  • 10 mins to explain
  • 5 mins per prompt. How to structure?
  • Mhms Narrative Writing Preservice PD

    1. 1. Narrative Writing<br />Common Core Writing Workshop<br />
    2. 2. What is narrative writing?<br />Why should non-English teachers care about narrative writing?<br />Discuss these questions <br /> at your table<br />List your ideas on your <br /> Narrative Writing Notes<br />Warm-Up: What Is Narrative Writing?<br />
    3. 3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences<br />Narrative Writing: W3 CCR Anchor Standard<br />
    4. 4. For each of the 5 Grade Specific Standards, answer this question on your Narrative Writing Notes:<br />How would a student meet this standard? What would he or she have to do?<br />Grade Specific Standards<br />
    5. 5. a. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.<br />By 7th grade<br />Grade Specific Standards for Narrative Writing<br />
    6. 6. Prewrite<br />Focus on an experience or event<br />Develop characters and conflict<br />Outline the plot<br />Draft<br />Consider role of characters<br />Reveal conflict<br />Introduce a plausible plot<br />Establish the role of the narrator and characters<br />GSS a. Essential Skills and Knowledge<br />
    7. 7. b. Use narrative techniques such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters<br />Grade Specific Standards for Narrative Writing<br />
    8. 8. Create a draft<br />Apply prior knowledge of elements of characterization and plot<br />Write using standard language conventions<br />Choose language precisely and concisely<br />Apply knowledge of syntax and grammar<br />GSS b. Essential Skills and Knowledge<br />
    9. 9. c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences and events.<br />By 8th grade<br />Grade Specific Standards for Narrative Writing<br />
    10. 10. Use transition words purposefully<br />Choose words purposefully<br />Use grade appropriate vocabulary<br />GSS c. Essential Skills and Knowledge<br />
    11. 11. d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences of events<br />By 7th grade<br />Grade Specific Standards for Narrative Writing<br />
    12. 12. Use grade appropriate vocabulary<br />Use print and electronic resources to clarify word meanings<br />Use figures of speech<br />GSS d. Essential Skills and Knowledge<br />
    13. 13. e. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.<br />By 7th grade<br />Grade Specific Standards for Narrative Writing<br />
    14. 14. Draft a conclusion<br />Revise language choices<br />Edit for grammar and syntax<br />Prepare a final product <br />GSS e. Essential Skills and Knowledge<br />
    15. 15. Instructional Snapshot<br />
    16. 16. Skills Assessed on Rubrics:<br />Engagement of the reader<br />Narrative techniques<br />Sequence and transitions<br />Plot<br />Conclusion<br />Command of conventions<br />Narrative Writing Rubrics<br />
    17. 17. Step 1: Read all 3 narrative anchor papers (10 minutes)<br />Step 2: Discuss these questions at your table and list your answers on your Narrative Writing Notes (5 minutes)<br />Which standards for narrative writing are demonstrated in the 6th grade anchor paper?<br />How do the 7th and 8th grade anchor papers reflect an increase in rigor of the standards for narrative writing?<br />Narrative Writing Anchor Papers<br />
    18. 18. Students think narrative writing must be fictional<br />Students think that narrative writing cannot be combined with research or factual information<br />Students think that it is more important to write a lot and be very descriptive rather than to select details purposefully<br />Misconceptions About Narrative Writing<br />
    19. 19. Forms of Narrative Writing For Use Across Content Areas<br />May Be Mostly Fictional<br />May Include Factual Components<br />Imaginative narrative <br />Narrative poem<br />Comic strip<br />Play/skit/dialogue<br />Myth<br />Fable<br />Folktale<br />Personal narrative<br />Narrative essay<br />Narrative poem<br />Play/skit/dialogue<br />Biography/autobiography<br />Journal<br />Historical fiction<br />
    20. 20. Pretend your favorite book character or comic book character came to life for a day. Write a story for your classmates about the character that came to life for a day. <br />In what context could this prompt be used?<br />Sample Narrative Writing Prompt<br />
    21. 21. Weather can affect your life. Think about a time in your life when you have been affected by some kind of weather. Tell about your experience so that other young people can understand what it was like.<br />In what context could this prompt be used?<br />Sample Narrative Writing Prompt<br />
    22. 22. Think of a time when you disagreed with a decision that had been made and did something about it. Write a paper that narrates the events that occurred -- from the decision that was made to your response. Be sure that your paper gives enough details that your readers understand why you disagreed with the decision and why you felt that your response was appropriate.<br />In what context could this prompt be used?<br />Sample Narrative Writing Prompt<br />
    23. 23. Imagine you are a soldier in the Revolutionary War. You find yourself pinned down by a wave of enemy troops. Write a story telling readers what your experience is like.<br />In what context could this prompt be used?<br />Sample Narrative Writing Prompt<br />
    24. 24. Write a story about something that has been recycled, like a can, newspaper, or plastic bag, and its adventures along the way. <br />In what context could this prompt be used?<br />Sample Narrative Writing Prompt<br />
    25. 25. Great Source Write<br />Education Place<br />Worksheet Place<br />Web English Teacher<br />Narrative Writing Prompts<br />Tools to Teach Narrative Writing<br />