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Narrative Lesson Exchange


Narrative Lesson Exchange

This group receives special notice whenever a new lesson or resource inspired by our "Mentor Text of the Year" is posted at WritingFix.

Website: http://writingfix.com/genres/narrative.htm
Members: 154
Latest Activity: May 15, 2018

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Another new Narrative Lesson just posted at WritingFix!

Another great…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jan 7, 2011.

Brand new NARRATIVE lesson just posted at WF!

http://writingfix.com/genres/narrative_mentor_texts/HereYouAre.htm A great lesson from a really great teacher and…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison May 18, 2010.

Click here to add your Narrative "Mentor Text Review" for Class--3/22/10 15 Replies

In the box below, you can type or paste your mentor text review.  Once yours is posted, look over a few of the other class members' reviews and activity ideas; can you add a comment that suggests,…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison. Last reply by Jennifer Parlane Mar 22, 2010.

Just posted our first student samples at our "Marshfield Dreams" revision lesson!

I just posted two sixth graders' rough drafts and revised drafts at WF's revision lesson inspired by the "Eating the World" chapter from Ralph Fletcher's "Marshfield Dreams." It's always nice to post…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jan 24, 2010.

New 8th Grade Samples from "90th Street" Writing Lesson posted!

Our "Mentor Text of the Year" for the 2008-2009 school year was Roni Schotter's Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street. It remains one of WritingFix's most popular lessons of all time.We just posted…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Dec 23, 2009.

Marshfield Dreams lesson...new student samples.

Fourth grade samples just posted at WritingFix's "Marshfield Dreams" lesson!…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Dec 16, 2009.

New 5th grade samples posted at our Milkweed-inspired memoir lesson.

Since both our Mentor Texts of the Year push students to write better narratives, I thought I'd share that we just posted new samples at another one of our popular narrative lessons at WritingFix. I…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Dec 9, 2009.

Sneak Preview of Next Month's Featured Prompt

We have a new Marshfield Dreams-inpired prompt that will debut December 1 in a teacher workshop as well as on-line as December's Prompt of the Month!Link to prompt:…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Nov 5, 2009.

My "Prompts in Reverse!" Idea 1 Reply

I re-read Marshfield Dreams last month, trying to think of a clever way to use the writing to help my students be more prepared for the state writing test, which in Nevada is usually a narrative…Continue

Started by Dena Robinson. Last reply by Esther Morse Oct 26, 2009.

A new Marshfield Dreams Prompt Posted...

...it compares Ralph's "Farmed Out" chapter with Cynthia Rylant's The Relatives Came. Great idea from Paula, an Oregon teacher-user of WritingFix!Link:…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Oct 22, 2009.


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