Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
Writing a Narrative - Template
A template to use when planning a narrative text.
Choose Your Own Destiny - Writing Template
Students use a template to help them write stories with alternative pathways for their friends to read.
Plan Your Own Adventure - Writing Template
Students use a template to help them plan stories with alternative pathways for their friends to read.
Narrative Sentence Starter Cards
Thirty sentence starter cards for narratives.
Paragraph of the Week PowerPoint - Literary Paragraphs
A Paragraph of the Week PowerPoint presentation to use when setting up this writing strategy in your classroom.
Narrative Writing Stimulus Wheels
5 writing wheels that provide stimulus ideas for narrative writing.
Using Linking Devices in Narrative Paragraphs Worksheets
3 worksheets teaching students how to link ideas when writing narrative paragraphs.
Comic Strip Templates
A set of templates for students to write their own comics.
Roll to Create a Halloween Story
A fun, hands-on Halloween activity using a die and a chart to create a narrative text.
MLK Day Task Cards
Challenge students to think about the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. with this set of 13 writing task cards.
Roll to Create a Superhero Comic
A fun, hands-on activity using a die and a chart to create a comic strip story.