Saturday, September 15, 2012

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!
Also, don't forget to enter my Brag Tag Giveaway.  It ends tomorrow.


Ashley Benoit said...

I LOVE the narrative writing posters! GREAT JOB!!!


Gladys said...

These are always! Thanks so much for the freebie! :)

Miss Foote said...

Oh I love these! Thank you!

Chickadee Jubilee

Mrs. Wathen said...

Just what I was looking for! Thanks so much for sharing:)

The Resourceful Apple

Lori Rosenberg said...

TpT isn't working for me right now, but, I can't wait to check out your posters when it stops acting bratty! They look really cute. I love the title on your l-o-n-g hallway display!

ΡΌ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter

Chrissy said...

I agree that writing is a difficult thing to teach. Thanks so much for these posters. They'll be very useful.

Miss Squirrels said...

Writing throws me off- I feel like I am squashing their creativity some times- or that I am putting words into their mouths (writings)

Going Nutty!

Ash said...

Love this! It turned out so cute! What font did you use?

Pixy Stix and Teacher Tricks

Teacher and Life Long Learner said...

SWEET!!! Thanks for sharing! Your students are lucky to have you! Smiles and stop by.

Stephanie Livers said...

Love the writing wall of fame! Thank you for the freebie!

Lisa Mattes said...

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

Cynthia said...

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!

mcgeeandme said...

As a teacher in SPED, thank you, thank you, thank you for your resources. So "kid-friendly" for our students!

Michelle Stein said...

Wow what a great place with ideas I can use when I substitute (semi-retired)! The kids will love these : )

karina natallia said...

Thank U very much. That's great.

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