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Teaching Personal Narrative Texts

These resources present instructional writing practices that support content-area learning, with specific strategies for teaching the thinking skills, processes, and knowledge needed to effectively write personal narrative texts. Some of the content is from the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies: Focus on Writing professional development.

Click the links below to view the resources in this series in the Texas Gateway. The resources can be viewed as a single binder here.

Teaching Elements of Personal Narrative Texts

Prewriting and Planning Personal Narrative Texts

Drafting a Personal Narrative


The Online Resource Companion Workbook contains the complete set of handouts referenced in the series of resources above.  The workbook is to be used in conjunction with the resources to support and enhance the learning of participants as they work through the series. It is available for download by clicking the button below.

Teaching Personal Narrative Texts Online Resource Companion Workbook