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Narrative Writing

 
Learn to confidently teach writing, improve student performance,
and maximize your instructional time

Teach Your Students to Strengthen Both Narrative Writing and Reading Skills Whenever They Interact with Text


Starting New or Need a Refresher? Here is the PD and resources you need.

 

Launching into Literacy – Diving into Narrative Skills Workshop (6 hours)

 

WHO: Teachers, Grades 2-8 

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Instructional tools to support deeper comprehension of text, apply analysis skills to constructed response, confidently teach narrative writing, and learn how to provide actionable feedback when assessing student work. Gain understanding of foundational writing skills to help students effectively respond to text and strengthen both writing abilities and reading comprehension skills.

HOW THE TRAINING BREAKS OUT:

Part 1– Launching into Literacy         

  • Understanding EW’s Methodology and
     how it creates writing success
  • Recognizing Genre
  • Identifying Organizational Frameworks
    (e.g., Informational vs. Narrative)
  • Learning How to Annotate and Analyze Text
  • Finding Literary Elements for Literary Analysis
  • Identifying Text Conventions (clues) for Constructed Response
Part 2 - Narrative Skills
  • Developing an Entertaining Beginning
  • Creating Elaborate Details
  • Building Suspense
  • Describing the Main Event
  • Developing Extended Endings
Part 3– Putting It All Together
  • Practicing Process Writing
  • Forming Assessment Rubrics
  • Recap of Today’s Learning – Narrative Writing

    Each participant is required to have the corresponding Empowering Writers’ teaching manual (digital guide or printed manual) for 
    this writing workshop.   

How to get this Training:

Individual - 6 hours with live trainer at hosted venue or asynchronously on your own time Group - School or District on your schedule:

Launching into Literacy – Diving into Narrative Skills Workshop (6 hours)

 

$170 USD/pp - Registration Only (you already have the required writing resource)
$260 USD/pp Registration with digital HUB writing resource (required if you do not already have a resource)
$302 USD/pp Registration with printed HUB writing resource (required if you do not already have a resource)

Upcoming Workshops

 

Click here to view our  Implementation and Coaching Packages

 

 

Choose your Narrative Writing Resource

Main Narrative Teaching Guides
Grades 2-8
Choose your format, digital or print, or both!

Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a

Digital Format - The HUB

Printed Format

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Click here to see an example Field Trip from the HUB

Click here to see an example Narrated Text Student Pages from the HUB

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Click here to see an example of a Narrative Grade 4 guide

The Hub subscription includes:
  • Enhanced digital replicas of time-tested EW instructional materials
  • Professional development videos on the foundational skills taught by EW certified instructors
  • Virtual Field Trips that provide background for text annotation and analysis
  • Skill Power! PowerPoints to introduce the foundational skills
  • New ways to engage students and appeal to every learning style

$90 USD 
$125 with a second Genre guide (Narrative, Informational, K-1, Argumentative)
Subscription active for a year from date of purchase

This grade-level specific guide includes all of the foundational narrative writing skills and provides everything you need to be successful at teaching narrative, personal experience and response to text writing.  Teacher background, detailed lesson plans, reproducible/projectable student pages, sample texts and exemplars are included.

$125 USD (handling fee added for orders outside US)

Explore Additional Narrative Resources For Your ClassroomYour Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.  wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.  Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a \Your Empowering Writers’ digital guide includes a year-long HUB license that delivers Narrative digital teaching resources for an entire year of narrative writing instruction. The HUB allows for easy, online access to your Narrative guide, along with a wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.  wealth of done-for-you resources and teach-it tools to access online for a full year from date of purchase.

Explore Additional Narrative Resources For Your Classroom

                                     

           Sentence A Day                            Sentence A Day - Grade 2                Narrative Writing Folders

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      Tabletop Sentence Starters                  Desktop Sentence Staters             On-Demand Narrative WS

Click here to see all our Narrative resources including what is available in Canada and in Spanish! 

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