Survival Stories

Lesson 18 - Narrative Writing

Objective

Write a continuation of one of the stories from the unit. 

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (pp. 5-25) 

  • Book: Endangered by Eliot Schrefer (pp. 76–83, 90–95, 98–103) 

  • Book: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (pp. 113–120, 161–170) 

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Write a continuation of one of the stories in the unit. 

Your narrative should: 

  • Include a logical sequence of events
  • Specific details that describe the characters, action and setting

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Common Core Standards

  • W.5.3 — Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

  • W.5.3.a — Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

  • W.5.3.b — Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

  • W.5.3.c — Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.

  • W.5.3.d — Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

  • W.5.3.e — Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

Sprial Standards

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L.5.1

L.5.1.a

L.5.1.b

L.5.1.c

L.5.1.d

L.5.2

L.5.2.c

L.5.2.e

L.5.5

L.5.6

W.5.10

W.5.4

W.5.5