- be able to recall the names of all his/her fellow classmates.
- begin building a nurturing learning community.
- chronicle the main events from his/her life so far.
- draft, revise, and publish an anecdote.
Publishing a Personal Narrative
After chronicling major events in his/her life, each student will choose an episode to elaborate upon in a personal narrative. Students will complete the writing process making time for peer conferencing to encourage the inclusion of details in the writing piece.
With this beginning-of-the-year icebreaker activity, new teachers help students get to know each other through alliterative descriptors.
1 CLASS PERIOD
Students get to know each other by sharing their proudest accomplishments through narrative writing and peer review.