The line between fact and fiction has always been really, really blurry, but the common thread running through all of it is good storytelling. Each student draws a heart, then divides it into sections based on what matters most to them: family, hobbies, friends, special events, and more.
You have 30 minutes. Mad Skills. Updated July 12, Students in fourth grade need a variety of practice developing their writing skills. In upper elementary school and beyond, students should know how to write a narrative. If you had a friend visit from another state, what is the one place in your city you would insist he or she had to see?
But when we study storytelling with our students, we forget all that. Imagine you could travel back in time to live through one event from history.