Daily Writing Prompts to Develop Narrative Writing Techniques in Middle School
Get access to over 200 Narrative Writing Prompts that will accelerate your middle school students’ narrative writing techniques! These ready-to-use daily quick writes focus on various narrative techniques, including dialogue, imagery, perspective, characterization, and more.
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Using these narrative writing technique prompts each day will help your students improve their writing skills through a combination of routine writing & the spiral review of narrative techniques. Students will love writing responses to the sentence starters, thought prompts, mentor texts, and visual writing prompts!
This Narrative Writing Techniques Writing Bundle Focuses On:
Use these daily quick writes as writing warm-ups throughout the year or pick-and-choose prompts throughout your narrative writing unit. You can also use them in your remedial reading & writing courses!
Each set of narrative writing prompts includes:
- Sentence Starters (By the time the guests arrived…)
- Mentor Texts (Example: Imitate how the author uses hyperbole to express emotion…)
- Visual Writing Prompts (Tell me how the instrument really feels…)
Prep is quick and easy… Just display the writing prompt on your projector or SmartBoard and have students write in their notebooks, or assign your daily quick writes on a digital learning platform and have students type on the provided slides.
A quick tip for teachers…
- Read the narrative writing prompt, and set the timer for 5-10 minutes.
- Encourage students to keep their pencils moving the entire time.
- Don’t be afraid to write alongside them!
- At the end of the daily quick write session, invite students to discuss or share their thinking.
In my classroom, we start our daily writing lesson with a quick write prompt! We use a wide variety of prompts throughout the year to spiral review our writing techniques.
»If you’d like to know more about using quick writes in the classroom, read my blog post here.
TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Steelers Fan says, “I use these every morning as our warm-ups. Definitely helping my students improve their writing.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lori says, “This is excellent – great bellringer activities. We also use it to produce a selection of pieces of writing that the students can use to choose from, to create a more in-depth and complete piece of writing.”
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