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Narrative Text Structure Posters

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A set of 8 narrative text structure posters to add to your classroom narrative writing display.

Brighten up your classroom narrative writing display with this set of narrative writing posters!

These posters explain the structure of narrative texts in clear and simple language. They also provide tips for students about what to include in each section.

The narrative writing posters include a description of the following aspects of narrative text structure:

  • Orientation – this is the beginning of the story where the setting, the characters and the plot are introduced.
  • Complication – this is a problem or challenge that the characters need to solve or overcome.
  • Series of events – these are the events that occur as the characters try to solve the problem or overcome the challenge.
  • Resolution – this is the ending of the story where the characters have solved the problem or have overcome the challenge.

An example text, Robot Hide and Seek, has been included. The text has been split to show the orientation, complication, series of events, and resolution.

Encourage your students to refer to the posters regularly during narrative writing sessions.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1661

    Create short imaginative and informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagramsElaborationsref...

  • ACELY1671

    Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose...

  • ACELY1682

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purposeElaborationsusing pri...

  • ACELY1694

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language featuresElaborationsusing re...

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S Lennox

unit imaginative writing

S Lennox · Oct 6th, 2021

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