Teacher will ask students if they like tacos.
Teacher will ask students what is in a taco.
Teacher will talk about how a taco is made up of different parts.
Teacher will explain that a narrative story is like a taco that is made up of different parts.
2 Direct Instruction
Teacher will reference and explain the story elements chart displayed on projector.
3 Guided Practice
Teacher will explain to students that they will be making a story element "taco".
Teacher will leave chart projected as a reference.
Students will create a "taco" with all the story elements
4 Independent Practice
Teacher will explain that students will create a simple narrative story using Storybird
5 Wrap up
Teacher will have students publish their stories on the classroom dashboard.
Students will publish their stories on the classroom dashboard in Storybird for teacher and classmates to read and evaluate.
Key Standards Supported
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Provide a sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.