6th Grade Pre-AP ELA
The Ingredients for the First Six Weeks
TEKS 6.16: Students write about their own experiences.
Students are expected to write a personal narrative that has a clearly defined focus and communicates the importance of or reasons for actions and/or consequences.
TEKS 6.14: Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text.
Appetizers: Pre-Writing Activities
Choose from the tasks below.
Student writers need practice with many strategies to find out what best fits their personal writing style. The pre-writing tasks below are all great for personal narrative writing.
Each task that you complete is worth 10 points.
Task #2 Blueprint
Detailed settings with plenty of sensory details are important for interesting narrative stories. Students writing narratives about themselves often find themselves describing events that took place at their home. Identifying those specific details about the places of your memories can also serve as a launching pad for more writing ideas.
Click here for directions and an example.
Task #3 Comic Strip
· Choose a topic for a personal narrative.
· Create a comic-strip for your story that can serve as a pre-write for a future assignment.
- Click here for Narrative Planning Sheet