Stretching a Memory

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10417

Do you remember an exciting, fun or scary moment in your life? Is it more like a photo or a movie? Using a roller coaster and graphic organizer, learn how to tell your story in a more interesting way!

categories

Writing

subject
English / Language Arts
learning style
Visual
personality style
Beaver
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

What do you see in this picture? How would you tell someone about riding one?

Did you think this is a roller coaster?

You were right!

You are going to explore how you can use this picture and idea of a roller coaster to create a whole story about riding a roller coaster! Roller Coaster by Marla Frazee (watch video below) is an example of stretching a memory to create a story.

Before starting this lesson, you may want to begin with or review the previous Related Lessons in our Personal Narrative series, found in the right-hand sidebar.

The Disneyschooling Friends - Roller Coaster by Marla Frazee - Read Aloud from Disneyschooling Friends:

 

Continue on to the Got It? section to examine what you have just read.

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