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Our last writing unit of the year is here! Hello Creative Narrative! Our primary unit is space themed, but I like to incorporate creative narrative into our reading block as well with some great mentor texts!
Without further ado, here are my 10 favorite books to use while teaching about dialogue, plot, and characters during creative narrative writing:
Brainstorming: The Best Story
Planning/Writing Plot: The Plot Chickens
Dialogue: Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street
Fictional Events: The Night I Followed the Dog
Graphics Novels/Art as Creative Narrative: Page by Paige
Plan & Climax: The Wednesday Surprise
Descriptive Words: Mars Needs Moms
Fantasy Plot: King Arthur’s Very Great Grandson
Dialogue & Plot: Jumanji
Descriptive Words & Revision: Little Red Writing