Roman Myths

Lesson 19 - Narrative Writing


Write a story about what happens after Romulus welcomed everyone to his new city, Rome, by retelling key details from the text using descriptive details and clear sequence of events.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Classic Starts: Roman Myths by Diane Namm  — “Romulus and Remus”

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Writing Prompt

Write a story about what happened after Romulus welcomed everyone to his new city, Rome. Make sure to describe how Romulus treats everyone and what happens in the city.

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Common Core Standards

  • L.3.1 — Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • W.3.3 — Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

  • W.3.3.b — Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

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