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Lesson 26 - Narrative Writing - 5 Days


Write the next chapter of Shiloh by writing a first-person narrative with a clear narrative sequence.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

Write the next chapter of Shiloh. Use what you know about Marty and Shiloh to continue the story. 

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Common Core Standards

  • L.4.1.e — Form and use prepositional phrases.

  • L.4.2.d — Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

  • W.4.3 — Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

  • W.4.3.a — Orient the reader by establishing a situationand introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

  • W.4.3.b — Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

  • W.4.3.c — Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.

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