W.5.3a

Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

 
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Applying Knowledge: Writing Opener Paragraphs for Narrative Stories

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Writing lets us use our creativity to share our great ideas with our readers. We can write as well as the good authors if we practice their same strategies for creating great beginnings for our stories.

 
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"Who's Talking to Whom?": Punctuating Dialogue

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Our readers need to be able to understand "who is talking to whom" in order to follow the sequence of events in our stories.

 
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A Great Beginning Makes Us Stop, Think, and Read

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

First impressions are everything when it comes to attracting your readers to story! When writers use creative opening sentences they attract readers who want to read more about what will happen next in their stories.

 
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great opener
   

Post Assessment of Narrative Writing Skills to Determine Understanding

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Post assessments give us the opportunity to show others how much and how well we have learned.

 
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Main Events - Slow Down and Wait For Me!

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This is the big idea of our stories and where we can use our stories to excite, entertain, or scare our readers. To do this we need to describe - describe - describe!

 
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slow it down
   

Nature's Fury: Performance Task Continued

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Let's create strong narratives!

 
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