Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)
Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins
Topic: Story Sequence
Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Standards / Framework:
Brief Description: Students will develop story sequence skills while creating a narrative comic.
Know Before You Start: Students should understand that fictional narratives often have a conflict and resolution.
Read and discuss the sample comic:
What is the purpose of the first three panels?
What is the conflict?
How is it resolved at the end?
Explain that many narratives have a clear sequence of events that includes an exposition, conflict, and resolution.
- Have students create a comic describing a personal experience.
- The comic should include an exposition, a conflict, and a resolution at the end.
- Have students share and discuss their comics. Advise them to focus on the sequence of events.
- Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
Provide a list of transition words.
Utilize sentence frames as needed.
Provide a story map for students.
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