Reflection: Performance Tasks Use a Story Map to Write a Narrative About the book Bud, Not Buddy - Section 4: Closure


This lesson was scaffolded in such a way that I used the interdependence of class collaboration to complete the story map graphic organizer and then gradually released students to independently write their own narratives.  The writing performance task gave students an opportunity to be creative while still keeping in line with a balanced literacy approach of CCSS - reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

  Interdependence to Independence
  Performance Tasks: Interdependence to Independence
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Use a Story Map to Write a Narrative About the book Bud, Not Buddy

Unit 6: Bud, Not Buddy
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: SWBAT use a Story Map graphic organizer to summarize the events in the book Bud, Not Buddy and write a narrative to predict what will happen after the end of the story.

Big Idea: Students will use a story map to summarize events in the book Bud, Not Buddy and predict future events through writing a narrative.

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English / Language Arts, Writing, Literature, Fictional Literature, historical fiction, story map, Graphic Organizer, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, narrative
  60 minutes
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