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A Visit to Grandma’s

Lesson 1 A visit to grandma’s
Jill Nottingham James Nottingham

KEY CONCEPT: Narrative


A Visit to Grandma’s




Adore, arrived, biography, boring, chronology, diary, eager, emotion, event, expedition, experience, happy, hungry, journal, journey, love, memoir, memory, narrative, order, past, peckish, perspective, recall, recollect, recount, remember, sequence, storytelling, tedious, time, and visit.


To be able to write a third person narrative based on A Visit to Grandma’s.


We can do the following:

  • Read personal narratives, and begin to recognize their structure—for example, order, sequence of events, and use of prepositions like before, next, and after.
  • Write a first person narrative linked to A Visit to Grandma’s.
  • Use the language of the text we have read as a model ...
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