Writing: elements of a Personal Narrative Anchor Chart
The elements of a personal narrative
The teacher will provide students with student-friendly definitions for the vocabulary words of the week. The teacher will lecture students on the elements of a personal narrative and will provide students the corresponding notes. The teacher will guide students through a whole class reading of the short stories: "The Necklace", and "A Dangerous Game"/ The teacher will create a vocabulary quiz for the student to assess their understanding of vocabulary words. The teacher will lecture and provide notes on the different types of context clues and their applicability to unknown words. The teacher will present a power point on conflict and its different types. The teacher will guide students through the draft of a personal narrative by providing corresponding notes and appropriate examples.
This will introduce us to the elements of a personal narrative
Additionally, I spent some time teaching students how to evaluate a text and how to organize their notes. Furthermore, students needed to have a before tackling the writing task, so it was important for them to learn the elements of a personal narrative poem before responding to the writing task. As pointed out above, I used Bob Dylan's "Tangled Up in Blue" as a model of a personal narrative. Below are some of the specifics on how I approached the instruction of personal narratives.