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LessonsforSale.PayPal-1Don't miss out on this fall unit that is perfect to use in your grade 3-8 classrooms. The Nutty Squirrel unit focuses on students analyzing the narrative genre of writing through the passage The Nutty Squirrel. In these lessons, students will begin with annotating the passage, summarizing, creating a book cover that includes the beginning, middle, and end on the narrative diamond, analyze the story critical elements, and end with a narrative writing extension task. This download is everything you need to teach the salient skills of the narrative genre and create strategic readers in your classroom. 

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  • Complete Lesson Plans                                                     IMG_7428
  • The Nutty Squirrel PDF
  • My Annotation Example from class
  • Examples of my modeled chart
  • Narrative Book Cover PDF ( can be used for any narrative book!)
  • Examples of completed student samples of book cover
  • Story Critical Elements Student Page PDF
  • Narrative Extension Task PDF


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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