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Common Core Standards

Personal Narrative Prompts

Grade: 3rd Grade
Standard:

Literacy.W.3.3a

Description:

Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

Standard:

Literacy.W.3.3b

Description:

Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

Standard:

3.19*

Description:

Students write about their own experiences. Students are expected to write about important personal experiences.

Standard:

Literacy.W.3.3c

Description:

Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.

Standard:

Literacy.W.3.3d

Description:

Provide a sense of closure.

Standard:

CC.1.4.3.M

Description:

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events.

Standard:

CC.1.4.3.N

Description:

Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters.

Standard:

CC.1.4.3.O

Description:

Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

Standard:

CC.1.4.3.P

Description:

Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally, using temporal words and phrases to signal event order; provide a sense of closure.

Standard:

CC.1.4.3.Q

Description:

Choose words and phrases for effect.
  • E03.D.2.1.1 - Choose words and phrases for effect.

Standard:

CC.1.4.3.R

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E03.D.1.1.1 - Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

  • E03.D.1.1.2 - Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.

  • E03.D.1.1.3 - Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood).

  • E03.D.1.1.4 - Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

  • E03.D.1.1.5 - Form and use the simple verb tenses (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk).

  • E03.D.1.1.6 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement. *

  • E03.D.1.1.7 - Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

  • E03.D.1.1.8 - Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

  • E03.D.1.1.9 - Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

  • E03.D.1.2.1 - Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

  • E03.D.1.2.2 -Use commas in addresses.

  • E03.D.1.2.3 - Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.

  • E03.D.1.2.4 - Form and use possessives.

  • E03.D.1.2.5 - Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).


  • E03.D.1.2.6 - Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words

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