It's All About Me
Storybooth is a digital platform that allows for kids (and a few adult guests) to submit their own real-life personal narratives. The best stories are then chosen to be animated and shared online. These 2 short stories we’ve selected, ranging from hilarious to heartbreaking, can be used to start a dialogue about personal narratives. For more videos, visit their homepage at https://www.storybooth.com/ but please note that some of their clips may not be considered classroom appropriate by some. In Frog Dissection Disaster group of students in biology class must dissect a frog but things quickly get out of control.
Writing Personal Narratives | ThinkCERCA*
This comprehensive interactive lesson is one-stop-shopping for personal narrative writing and is the perfect resource for a self-paced class. From choosing a topic to writing a complete draft, students receive step-by-step guidance with each slide. Then they can take a short quiz to check their comprehension.
Get in the Mood (Writing Prompts) | Kiddom
If your students are still having a difficult time choosing a topic for their essay, here’s a list of suggestions with each prompt organized through the use of emojis.
Eboni has extensive experience in curriculum development, with a focus on culturally-responsive and arts-based approaches. Having spent years creating academic content and providing professional development to teachers, she now curates themed playlists meant to provide educators with valuable, time-saving resources.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.3 / W.4.3 / W.5.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.3.A / W.4.3A / W.5.3A Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.3.B / W.4.3B / W.5.3B Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.1.C Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.