These pieces are strong examples of fictional narratives that provide a level of quality for which fifth and sixth grade students may strive. As with any written work of art, none of these pieces is perfect. Nevertheless, each piece does many things well, and any one piece may serve as a model or ignite ideas for your own fictional narrative.
My mom was putting the ice cold cookie dough in the oven. It was getting warm and was rising like magma in a volcano.
My Grandma was pouring the milky waterfall, flowing into my glass cup. Milk and home baked cookies were a Christmas Eve tradition. Once everyone had arrived, the fun began.
My cousins and I went outside and began yelling Christmas songs. We were just being yowling and prowling cats at night. Everything was an adventure.
How young we were. After our merriment, we went back inside, out of breath, and went into the garage to find other hidden secrets our Grandma had. Time flew by so fast, and soon it was midnight.
Everyone was in the living room in pajamas, ready to open presents. First, we started at the youngest, and then all the way to the oldest. It took a long time to open presents, especially since my Grandma had fourteen grandchildren. Inside we were all shrieking with joy, but outside we looked like mature, responsible kids.
We were all lions awaiting our prey presentswatching for it to leap out of the bag. First to unwrap was my youngest cousin, one-year-old Ariana, who we called Ari.
Ari looked like a cat clawing at the biggest box.
Finally, after many other relatives had opened gifts, it was my turn. I was so excited.
Then I ripped open my presents, but all I saw was clothes. I uttered under my breath and thought I saw my dad glowering at me.Lisa Rubisch started her career at MTV and now directs commercials and music videos for major brands at Park Pictures in New York.
She also contributes writing to websites, anthologies and books, and has written two other essays for Cup of Jo.. P.S. Happiness vs. wholeness.
(Photo of the Beatles.). Writing Mini-Lessons: Student Fictional Narrative Samples. These fictional narrative samples were written by Nancie Atwell’s middle school students. These pieces are strong examples of fictional narratives that provide a level of quality for which fifth and sixth grade students may strive.
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