Academic Standard

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Common Core State Standards
English Language Arts & Literacy
Grade range: 
No grade range
Category = Text Types and Purposes
Elements within this Standard
Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds
Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
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Academic Lesson
ELA / Literacy
Grades 6 - 8