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1 2-3: Narrative Wall Blackline Masters

2 Focus Story Author s Name wrote a Genre entitled. Title of the Story. The purpose of the story is to. Entertain, Inform, Describe, Explain, or Persuade Focus Skill: Focus Story Grades: 2-3

3 Narrative Text Setting Character Beginning Middle End 4-Color Narrative Chant: 2nd Grade

4 Narrative Text Structure Chant Every story has a setting and a character. The setting is the time and place. The character drives the action of the story in a beginning, middle, and end. In the beginning, the author needs to make the setting and character come alive, or we will close the book! In the middle, the character goes through many actions, actions, actions in the story. The end! What was the last thing that happened to the character? How did the character feel? Narrative Chant: Second Grade

5 Narrative Text Setting Character Beginning Middle End Solution Problem Lesson 4-Color Narrative Chant: Grades 2-3

6 Narrative Text Structure Chant Every story has a setting and a character. The setting is the time and place. The character drives the action of the story in a beginning, middle, and end. In the beginning, the author needs to make the setting and character come alive, or we will close the book! Once they come alive, then the character has a problem. In the middle, the character goes through many actions, actions, actions to solve the problem. In the end, the character is successful or unsuccessful at solving the problem. Moral! After reading the story, the reader learns a lesson. What did the author teach me from this story? Narrative Chant: Grades 2-3

7 for Endings are Revealed....Different Types of Solutions Character Development. Narrative Wall Headlines: Before Reading: Second - Third...The Tool Box Reveals Introduce Vocabulary....Word Masters to Story Blasters...Lecture Notes Tell the Big Idea. Before We Read...

8 S C P + M Lecture Notes: Grades 2-3

9 Character Development Tool Box Dialogue Thoughts Emotions Five Senses Facial Expressions Body Motions Figurative Language Character Development: Grades 2-3

10 Story Endings: Solutions Successful Unsuccessful Good Characters are Rewarded and Victorious. Characters Who Learn Lessons, Live Happy and Meaningful Lives. Bad Characters are Punished and Defeated. Characters Who Don t Learn Lessons, Keep Repeating Mistakes and Live Miserable Lives.

11 Word Masters: Grades: 2-3

12 Story Blasters: Grades: 2-3

13 How do we make connections? How are we using the strategies? Strategies to Comprehend Stories....Narrative Text Structure and During Reading, We Use...

14 SETTING: Time: When does the story take place? PLACE: Where does the story take place? MAIN CHARACTER: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT Identify a character trait. What tools is the author using to develop the trait? Dialogue, Thoughts, Emotions, Five Senses, Facial Expressions, Body Motions, Figurative Language. PROBLEM: Who is driving the action in the story? What struggle or problem is the main character facing in the story? SETTING Character PROBLEM ACTIONS SOLUTION MORAL

15 ACTIONS Predicting SOLUTION What lesson can the reader learn from the story? MORAL Connections Is the character successful or unsuccessful at solving the problem in the story? Evaluating React Questioning What is the character doing to solve the problem? Noting Details

16 Point. List and Draw Act. Read the Picture Feel. Clues.

17 Summarize on Narrative Organizer S C List and Draw to Summarize S C 3.

18 Read the Picture Point. Feel. Act. Clues. List and Draw List and Draw to Summarize SC Summarize on Narrative Organizer S C Strategy Focus Lessons Predicting Noting Details Questioning Evaluating Connections

19 1. Summarize Setting S 2. Generalize Character C Action Character C Action 3. Connection Text to Self 4. Use It! Text to Text Text to World Self Emotional Reaction Opinion New Idea Learn Lesson Different Point of View Change Mind Text Identify Character Traits and Themes Predict Question Evaluate Help Understand Difficult Information 19

20 After Reading, We......Summarize to Check for Understanding of the Story....Select Activities to Critically Think and Write About the Text.

21 Summarize on Lecture Notes. S Beginning C Middle End What happened in the beginning? What happened in the end? 3. What happened in the middle that caused the change?

22 Summarize and Analyze Story Using Guiding Questions. Setting Character Problem Events to Solve Problem Solution Lesson or Moral

23 Transfer Words or Phrases to Writing Resource Wall. Vocabulary Wall ADJECTIVES NOUNS Setting When? Where? VERBS Transitions When Sensory Descriptions Where Sound Effects Characters Person Animal

24 Write Descriptions. 1. Draw Picture. 2. Reveal Emotion. 3. Label with Nouns. 4. Add Adjectives. Fancy Words! 5. Add Figurative Language to POP! 6. Begin with S C

25 Write a Letter. 1. Choose the Letter Writer: Who/What is writing the letter? Will it be a person, character, or thing? I am. 2. Choose the Audience: Who/What is receiving the letter? Will it be a person, character, or thing? is my audience. 3. Choose the Type of Letter and its Purpose: I will write a (type of letter) to (purpose). Type: Friendly Letter Purpose: To share news or ask a question. Type: Thank You Note Purpose: To show thanks for a gift or act of kindness. Type: Business Letter Purpose: To make a request, give a challenge, to persuade, or present case.

26 Judge and Write. 1. Quick Summary: Author Plot: 2. Opinion: Title Main Character Main Event Character Trait or Problem. Lesson or Moral 3. Call in the TEAM! T = Transition E = Evidence Direct Quote A = Analyze Explain M = Make a Connection or Paraphrase = C How does evidence support the opinion?

27 Ask Questions.

28 Analyze and Write.

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