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Write On! Using Personal Narrative in the Classroom | Learners Edge

Write On! Using Personal Narrative in the Classroom
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Personal narrative writing is a common writing unit found in K-12 classrooms but it can feel like there are a million different pathways and methods for teaching it! While some students hunger for opportunities to complete personal writing, other students recoil at the idea of writing about their own lives. In order to meet all students’ diverse needs and feelings about personal narrative writing, a variety of strategies and approaches are necessary to best support them—that’s where this course comes in! In this course you will examine a variety of strategies for teaching personal narrative writing in the classroom. Then, examine the potential risks of personal writing for students, and discover ways to be intentional about introducing personal writing tasks in your classroom. Discover how to practice developing and adapting personal narrative writing lesson plans by viewing creative writing activities and mentor texts to scaffold student learning. By the end of the course, you will know fresh strategies for personal narrative, like podcasting and oral storytelling, and will have revolutionized your personal narrative writing unit to best meet students’ needs. Write on!
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Summer 2024
Registration Open: Dec 16, 2023 - Jul 15, 2024
Coursework Due: Aug 15, 2024
Fall 2024
Registration Open: Mar 16, 2024 - Oct 22, 2024
Coursework Due: Nov 15, 2024
This course does not have a textbook
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