Narrative Writing for Middle School Digital Version

Narrative Writing for Middle School Digital Version


NOW MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS CAN TEACH NARRATIVE WRITING through distance learning! This Narrative Writing Unit has most of the same content as NARRATIVE WRITING IN PDF form, but this resource is digital and interactive. It comes in POWERPOINT and GOOGLE! They are both aligned with Common Core and editable. Please SEE THE PREVIEW to check out the quality of this resource!


1. TEACHER NOTES: It has SCRIPTED lesson plans and ideas, links to the GOOGLE resources, answer keys, a checklist, and a rubric.

2. ANCHOR CHARTS: There are anchor charts to teach every skill in GOOGLE and PowerPoint.

3. DIGITAL INTERACTIVE NOTE-TAKING: They are included for every skill. They have directions and fill-in-the-box. It is in GOOGLE and PowerPoint.

4. INTERACTIVE PRACTICE: There is practice for some of the mini-lessons. They have text boxes. These are great for independent work and homework. It is in GOOGLE and PowerPoint.

5. SELF-CHECK PRACTICE 1: It comes in Google Slides or PowerPoint and needs to be placed in presentation mode. Students click the answers and it automatically tells them if they are right or wrong. If it is wrong, it goes back to the question. This one does not track and report the right and wrong answers. There are 24 questions per skill (Author’s Purpose, Character Traits, Transition Words, Word Choice.)

6. SELF-CHECK PRACTICE 2 C.U.P.S.: It is set up the same as the SELF-CHECK PRACTICE 1. There are 24 questions per skill (Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation, Spelling)

7. MODEL AND APPLY: For each lesson, there is a model of that skill that builds into an effective essay. There is also a place for students to apply that skill to build their essay.

8. ASSESSMENT 1 NARRATIVE ELEMENTS: This is only offered in GOOGLE FORMS for automatic grading.

9. ASSESSMENT 2 CUPS: There are two versions. One in PowerPoint and one in GOOGLE FORMS for automatic grading.


List of Lessons

1. Narrative Elements

2. Prewriting- How to Brainstorming

3. Prewriting- Using Graphic Organizers for Narrative Writing

4. How to Determine Task, Audience, Purpose, THEME

5. Writing an Introduction (Character, Setting, Plot)

6. Writing a Body (Includes Power of 3, Suspense, Climax)

7. Character Development

8. How to Use Dialogue

9. Writing a Conclusion

10. Strategies to Write a Rough Draft

11. How to Form a Writing Goal

12. DARE to Revise (How to Delete, Add, Rearrange, Exchange)

13. How to Write a Rockin’ Beginning (Strong Leads)

14. Using Transition Words, Clauses, Phrases

15. Using Word Choice

16. How to Provide Sentence Variety

17. How to Write a Jammin’ Conclusion

18. How to Craft a Title

19. CUPS to Edit

20. Editing Capitalization

21. Editing Usage (Lessons on Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns, Vague and Ambiguous Pronouns, Inappropriate shift in Pronouns, Active Vs Passive Voice, Mood in Verbs)

22. Editing Punctuation

23. Editing Spelling

24. Rules for Peer Reflections

25. Writing a Final Copy


You will also find:

★ Original Mentor Text and Mentor Text Suggested List

★ Character Traits Dictionary

★ Word Choice Dictionary

★ Writing Goal Form

★ Reflection From

★ Moveable Checklist

★ Rubric

★ Tracking Form

★ 12 Prompts

★ Weekly Writing Template


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