W.3.3 3rd Narrative Writing



This 3rd grade W.3.3 narrative writing product includes lesson plans, writing prompts, writing papers, graphic organizers, and assessments perfect for making your Narrative Writing unit a breeze. It mostly focuses on personal narrative, but also has a lesson focusing on fictional narratives, too.
In third grade, students are required to introduce their events in sequential order, add details about feelings, thoughts, and actions, include dialogue, and wrap up with a conclusion.
11 Lessons-
There are 11 lesson plans, which can be spread out over the course of 3 or 4 weeks. There are many activities within each lesson plans, which should take you about 2 or 3 days to complete each. The lesson plans are scaffolded to gradually teach the process of writing opinion pieces.
  • Lesson 1- What is Narrative Writing?
  • Lesson 2- Brainstorming and Establishing Big Situations
  • Lesson 3- Introductions
  • Lesson 4- Body and Description of Actions
  • Lesson 5- Showing Actions, Thoughts, and Feelings
  • Lesson 6- Dialogue
  • Lesson 7- Conclusions
  • Lesson 7- Fictional Narrative Focus
  • Lesson 9, 10, & 11- Putting It All Together Writing Pieces
There are also…
  • Writing Prompts for cyclical practice throughout the year [also in digital option]
  • Graphic organizers to use as needed [also in digital option]
  • Writing papers with primary lines and regular lines (3 options with picture sizes) [also in digital option]
  • Assessments (teacher and self) [also in digital option]
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This unit covers the Writing Common Core State Standard W.3.3:
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
Provide a sense of closure.
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