- Help students unpack some of the basic elements of the narrative genre: characters, action, the physical world, and speech.
- This lesson pack contains four introductory lessons and three detailed-practice lessons. The overview lessons examines foundational elements of narrative writing using examples from multiple sources, while the detailed-practice lessons each take a longer snippet from a single source and model it in more detail. While these lessons were designed with middle years students in mind, they will be challenging and useful for older students. The entire set takes 10-20 hours to complete, however, every lesson can be completed in small chunks.
- Lessons in this pack
LessonNarrative Basics Lesson 1: CharactersLessonNarrative Basics Lesson 2: ActionLessonNarrative Basics Lesson 3: SettingLessonNarrative Basics Lesson 4: Speech and DialogueLessonNarrative Basics Project: Worrying about a friendLessonNarrative Basics Project: Revealing secrets and plansLessonNarrative Basics Project: Making a getaway