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Narrative Writing Third Grade Writing Lessons and Prompts

Narrative Writing Prompts with Fiction
     Eating Through the Week (Grades 1-2)

     My Dog and Best Friend (Grades 1-2)

     The 100th Day (Grades 1-2)

     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grades 1-2)

     Coloring Easter Eggs (Grades 1-2)

     Time to Learn (Grades 1-3)

     Pine Cones for the Birds (Grades 1-3)

     Lucky Leprechauns (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Kyle, the Class Clown (Grades 2-3)

     Attack on the High Seas (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Summer at the Library (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Oh Man, Stan! (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-5)

     Summer Break (Grades 2-4)

     The Snow Day (Grades 2-4)

     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)

     My Movie Moment (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)

     Just Right for Dad (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Emma's Eyes (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Percy the Penguin (Grades 3-4)

     Room 127: Alex's X-Ray Vision (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Letters from Griffin (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Comparing Stories: Two Gingerbread Tales (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Collecting For a Collection (Grades 3-5)

     Joey Roo and Something New (Grades 3-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Grammar Zoo Train (Grades 3-6)

     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Gets Another Pet (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Gets his License (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Has Pet Problems (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Visits Earth (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grades 3-6)

     Weird Earth Sayings (Grades 3-6)

     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grades 3-6)

     The Big Prize (Grades 3-6)

     Gooaalllll! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-9)


Narrative Writing Prompts with Nonfiction
     Mike Visits a Beach (Grades 1-3)

     I Love Winter (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-3)

     Splash of Color (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-3)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Pigs (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Butterflies at School (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Let's Go Digging For Dinosaurs! (Grades 2-3)

     What Makes a Bird a Bird? (Grades 2-3)

     Beyond Cats and Dogs: Athletes and Their Animals (Grades 2-3)

     How to Make a Gingerbread House (Grades 2-3)

     The History of Earth Day (Grades 2-3)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Ducks (Grades 2-3)

     Emperor Penguins (Grades 2-3)

     Making Pizza (Grades 2-3)

     Bats Are Like Birds - Aren't They? (Grades 2-3)

     Please, Louise! (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Who Wears That Hat? (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     A Tadpole Tale (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Butterflies and Moths (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     My Favorite Dinosaurs (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     What Can You See at the Seashore? (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Let's Meet Harriet Tubman (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Horses (Grades 2-4)

     Antarctica, Land at the Bottom of the World (Grades 2-4)

     Awesome Spiders! (Grades 2-4)

     How Do You Know It Is Autumn? (Grades 2-4)

     How Valentine's Day Began (Grades 2-4)

     Tiffany's Ducklings (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Goats (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Sheep (Grades 2-4)

     Easter Time (Grades 2-4)

     Go Fly a Kite! (Grades 2-4)

     It's Spring! (Grades 2-4)

     The History of Teddy Bears (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Turkeys (Grades 2-4)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Chickens (Grades 2-4)

     Chipmunks (Grades 2-4)

     Columbus Day (Grades 2-4)

     Happy New Year! (Grades 2-4)

     Pumpkin, Pumpkin, We Like Pumpkin! (Grades 2-4)

     The Life of a Spiderling (Grades 2-4)

     What Do You Know About Polar Bears? (Grades 2-4)

     Beyond Sit and Stay: Training Tricks for You and Your Dog (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Doggie Lingo (Grades 2-6)

     A "Little" Writer: Louisa May Alcott (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 2)

     The Polar Regions: Cold Deserts (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 2)

     A Festival for Family: Chinese New Year (Grade 3)

     How Did April Fools' Day Begin? (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-4)

     Pop! Pop! Popcorn! (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Professor Know-It-Owl Explains the Seasons (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     The Beginner's Guide to Baseball (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     What's on a Map? (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     A Day to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Backyard Birds (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Stormy Weather (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Give the Earth a Hand! (Grades 3-4)

     The Old West of Charles Marion Russell (Grades 3-4)

     Adelie Penguins (Grades 3-4)

     Get the Scoop: Insider Secrets About Soil (Grades 3-4)

     Meet Madam C.J. Walker (Grades 3-4)

     What Are the Northern Lights? (Grades 3-4)

     What Does the President Do? (Grades 3-4)

     What Lives in the Soil? (Grades 3-4)

     Women's Struggle for Equal Rights (Grades 3-4)

     How Do You Get From Place to Place? (Grades 3-4)

     Meet Miley (Grades 3-4)

     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grades 3-4)

     Working Dogs (Grades 3-4)

     Mind Your Animal Manners (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Stunts (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Your Cat's Baffling Behavior (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Presidential Pets (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Strange but True: Crazy Facts about Food (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Wild and Wacky Athlete Injuries (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Sleep Tight. Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite! (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Star Athletes and Their Pets (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Brave Ruby Bridges (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Signs of Autumn (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Spelling Out Good Character (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Baseball Cards (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Celebrating Kwanzaa (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     George Washington Carver: "The Peanut Man" (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Getting Ready for Kwanzaa (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     How We Hear Sounds (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Sea Sponges (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Seven Sea Turtles (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Snowflake Secrets (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Spiders Are Superb Spinners! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     The Amazing Amazon Rainforest (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Unusual Mammals (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Where Does Our Trash Go? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     I Broke My Arm! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Lady Liberty (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Meet the Orchestra (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Finding a Book in the Library (Grades 3-5)

     Is It a Raven or a Crow? (Grades 3-5)

     Tiffany Visits an Alpaca Farm (Grades 3-5)

     Amelia Earhart, Celebrated Female Pilot (Grades 3-5)

     Christmas in Mexico (Grades 3-5)

     Echinodermata (Grades 3-5)

     Flag Day - A Birthday Party for Our Flag! (Grades 3-5)

     Means of Transportation (Grades 3-5)

     Mount Rushmore: The Big Four (Grades 3-5)

     The Iroquois Confederacy (Grades 3-5)

     The Unusual Life Cycle of Salmon (Grades 3-5)

     There Once Was a Creature That Swallowed Another (Grades 3-5)

     Autumn's Changing Colors (Grades 3-5)

     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grades 3-5)

     Desert Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Ocean Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     The ABCs of Baroque Music (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     All-Terrain Vehicles (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Auto Racing (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Prairie Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Types of Auto Racing (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Taylor Swift (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     History of Hip Hop (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How a Bicycle Works (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Mapping ABC Style (Grades 3-6)

     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grades 3-12; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Early Years of a Leader (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Spiders: Carnivores Without Teeth (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     The Colorful Leaves of Autumn (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Christmas Traditions in the United States (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Explorers of North America (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     True Butterflies (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-7)

     George Washington, First President of the United States (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     How Sound Travels (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Thank a Farmer! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     The ABCs of Geometry (Grades 4-7; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     The Legend Behind the Poem (Grades 4-7; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Easter Customs (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     A Look Into Space (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Bo Obama, the First Dog (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Sinkholes: Erosion Under the Ground (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Static Electricity (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Your Amazing Brain! (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     The Story of USS Arizona (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-10)


Narrative Writing Books
     It's Father's Day! (Grades 1-3)

     Summertime Is Beach Time! (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Dear Diary, What a Year! (Grades 2-3)

     This One is Just Right (Grades 2-3)

     A Spring Garden (Grades 2-3)

     The Not-So-Scary Surgery (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-4)

     If I Lived at the White House... (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     The Beyoncè Contest (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     A Message from Rover (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     A Message from Fluffy (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Make Me a Mummy (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Grandparents Day (Grades 2-4)

     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grades 3-4)

     Move it, Mister! (Grades 3-4)

     Not Just Another Bus Ride (Grades 3-4)

     Texting to Save the Gulf (Grades 3-4)

     The Smoke Detector Saved Me! (Grades 3-4)

     A Day to Remember (Grades 3-4)

     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grades 3-4)

     The Tale of my New Tail (Grades 3-4)

     The Trip in Time (Grades 3-4)

     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Good Luck Symbols from Around the Globe (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     The Hummingbird That Lost Its Hum (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     The Twelve Days of Christmas (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Ogres (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     The Olympics Are Coming! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)


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