Narrative Writing

This week I introduced narrative writing to my students.  I created an anchor chart in my room, but picky me, I didn’t like the way it looked so I went home and made these posters.
After going over what narratives are we wrote a narrative together about our school day.
I displayed our writing above our writing bulletin board.  This hallway is a really long hall leading back to my room.  I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with this space and I think this works perfectly. 
It became the “Writing Hall of Fame.”

I just laminated scrapbook paper and stapled it to the wall.  Then I clipped a binder clip onto the top to change out student writing easily through the year.

 These narratives are from Anna’s Writing Narratives All Year Long Unit. 
I love teaching writing, but I also think it is the hardest subject to teach.  There is just SO much that goes into teaching writing.  However, I absolutely love to see how much progress students make throughout the year!
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  1. These are WONDERFUL, Jodi! Your stuff is always sooo terrific!!!

    I am working on a Personal Narrative writing unit…there's a preview on my blog. I should have it up in a week or so. I would love to refer my buyers/readers to this post, so I'm including it in the Teacher Page. I'd love to send it to you for free as a thanks to you and your amazing, inspirational blog!
    Growing Firsties

  2. Thank you so much for these narrative posters! We are starting work on narratives in 2nd grade and these will be a great reference on our focus wall. Thanks again!

  3. Hi there, can you please add the other important elements of narratives – something like : a narrative story has a problem (climax) and something about how it is resolved?

  4. I am a student teacher and was trying to find something on narrative writing. Those posters are great! Can't wait to use them with my students Monday! Thank you so much 🙂

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