W.1.3 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.3

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"Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

What Happens Next?
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What Happens Next?
Featuring Stephanie's Ponytail by Robert Munsch, this creative writing lesson gives students the chance to turn themselves into the main characters of emotion-packed short stories.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Let's Write Right Now
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Let's Write Right Now
A good writer doesn't leave his readers waiting. Help your young authors pen some descriptive sentences and narrative paragraphs right now with this teacher-approved lesson.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Letter is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
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Writing a Letter is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
When did letter writing become a thing of the past? Bring back this tried and true method of communication with a lesson that's both fun and teacher-approved. Students will love writing their own letters to their friends.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Super Sequencing!
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Super Sequencing!
Teach your students about sequencing with this creative language arts lesson. After putting events in order and drawing their own stories, kids will be pros at using the words "first," "next," "then," and "last."
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Craft Stick Story Elements
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Craft Stick Story Elements
This comprehensive overview of story elements will definitely leave students with a better understanding of author's purpose, character traits, sequence, and main idea. It features the acclaimed Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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How and Why Stories
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How and Why Stories
In this lesson, students have a great time using their imaginations to collaborate and create their own story following the "how and why" style of common folktales.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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BAM! POW! Comic Strip Writing
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BAM! POW! Comic Strip Writing
Students love comic books! Channel their excitement for this fun genre and get their creative writing juices flowing. By writing their own comic strips, students will be practising composing, sequencing, and using dialogue.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Writing: Create a Character
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Writing: Create a Character
Your students will hone their creative writing skills as they design their own fictional characters. Use this lesson to introduce the concept of using key details and descriptive language during the prewriting phase of storytelling.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Year two Journals
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Year two Journals
Read aloud a hilarious diary written from the perspective of a spider, then use the story to launch your year two journal writing. Students will love creating their very own writing journals.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Fill That Page
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Fill That Page
Your students will love using real life experiences while developing their writing skills in this fun lesson.
Year one
Reading & Writing
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Christmas Adventure Writing
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Christmas Adventure Writing
What adventures can a reindeer, candy cane, and a snowman embark on? Let’s find out! In this writing lesson, students will write a Christmas-themed narrative incorporating characters, setting, problem, and solution.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Springtime Interview
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Springtime Interview
It's springtime! What better way to celebrate than by interviewing your classmate with a range of spring-related questions? Students will practise interviewing one another and recording answers using complete sentences.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
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St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
Could there be a pot of gold waiting for you at the end of that rainbow? Or is it hiding elsewhere? In this St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will write about what they would do if they found a pot of gold.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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We All Sing with the Same Voice
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We All Sing with the Same Voice
When students sing together, magic can happen! In this lesson, students will learn how songs can tell stories and bring us together.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Feel the Beat
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Feel the Beat
Poetry and dance come together in this fun lesson! After reading a book of poems about dance moves, students create their own poem and dance performances.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Mixed Up Animals
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Mixed Up Animals
In this fun and silly lesson, students use their imaginations to create mixed-up animals. After making their funny creations, students will write narratives about their fictional animals.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
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Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
Strong narratives have clear sequences of events. Through this lesson, students plan out what will happen in their story before they start writing their own engaging narratives.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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