Narrative Writing Anchor Chart FREEbies
Kristine over at Young Teacher Love featured several anchor chart ideas for narrative writing that we love! Her example using a watermelon versus a seed is perfect for helping your students understand the difference between a broad topic that could cover several events and a more specific topic focusing on one specific thought or event.
Here is her first anchor chart, showing the difference between a watermelon idea and a seed idea:
She then provides a chart where students have the opportunity to decide for themselves what topic would be considered a watermelon and what topic would be more of a seed:
As shown at the beginning of the post, Kristine provides a FREE printable chart your students can use for reference in their writing folders. She also provides a FREEbie chart showing more specific examples for watermelon vs. seed ideas.
AND - after you head over to her blog to grab your FREEbies - be sure to check out the additional anchor charts she has to offer:
- Caring for Our Books
- How to Choose a "Just Right" Book
- What Good Readers Do
Each chart would be a perfect compliment to your narrative writing lessons!