Voyages in English 2018 Gr. 2 Teacher Edition   •  Personal Narratives  •  215 Personal Narratives • 215 Personal Narratives PUBLISHING Publishing your work means sharing it. It is exciting to share your very best work with an audience. How will Raj publish his personal narrative? Are you ready to publish your work? Copy your story onto a sheet of paper. Print as neatly as you can. Be sure to include all the improvements in your final copy. Leave room to draw a picture. You can publish your story in many ways. How will you publish yours? Your Turn Decide with your class how to share your story. Think of new and fun ways. I want to read my story to my mom! Give it to my parents. Put it on the bulletin board. Make a book. Make it into a skit. Read it to a friend. Frame it. Remind them to write slowly and carefully and to check each sentence to make sure it’s the best it can be. Encourage students to add art or other visuals. RUBRICS When students have finished, give each a copy of the Student Rubric on page T-280. Read aloud each item on the rubric. Discuss with students what each item means and how to apply it to their writing. Ask students to evaluate their personal narratives. Use the Teacher Scoring Rubric on page T-281 to assess student understanding of the genre. PORTFOLIOS  Have students keep a portfolio of their finished drafts. SAY: A portfolio will help you see what you are learning and how your writing improves throughout the year. Distribute folders to hold their finished drafts. Students may wish to decorate their folders. MEETING INDIVIDUAL NEEDS CHALLENGE  If computers are available, ask students to type the final copy of their personal narrative and add graphics. Publish their writing on the class website. SPEAKING AND LISTENING During peer-editing sessions, or after a student’s published piece has been presented orally, prompt other students to ask questions to increase their understanding of or learn more about the content of the piece. Remind students to ask and answer questions in a kind, constructive, and respectful manner. Encourage students to use available spell-check when they type their writing on a computer. Teacher Tip COMMON CORE STANDARDS CCSS.ELA.W.2.3 CCSS.ELA.W.2.5 CCSS.ELA.W.2.6 CCSS.ELA.W.2.8 the words in the thought bubble. SAY: Raj is telling us how he will publish his draft. MODEL WRITING A FINAL COPY  Model for students how to write a final copy. You might write your final copy on the board, or you might use one of the publishing ideas shown on the page. As you write, SAY:  First I wrote this personal narrative. Then I edited, revised, and proofread it. Now I am ready to share my personal narrative with an audience. Your Turn Discuss with students ways they could publish their personal narratives. Give students time to write their final copies. OBJECTIVE • To publish a personal narrative PUBLISHING Explain that publishing is a writer sharing his or her work with an audience. SAY: Your audience is anyone with whom you share the final copy of your writing. Guide students to identify who their audience might be. Point out that students are publishing their work when they hand it in to a teacher or show it to a parent or friend. WAYS TO PUBLISH  Read aloud the first two paragraphs. Point out