Narrative Literature: Middle School Language Arts And/Or Content Area Classrooms

During this essay I’ll investigate the possible uses of narrative literature as it applies to middle school language arts and/or content area classrooms.
Narrative literature is any report of connected events, actual or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, or still or moving images. Narrative literature offers several advantages and disadvantages that students should be aware of. During my academic career I have used narrative literature to be productive I feel by combining non-fiction with fiction enhance a student’s creative process which makes up for a fascinating story.
When using narrative literature there are several advantages it offers to set students up to be successful. One advantage narrative literature
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Prewriting is significant because this is the process that students develop ideals, organize there passage, reflect on memories, and connect the material to make a good essay. Middle school language arts students also have the option to use narrative literature would be to develop a student’s vocabulary. Through narrative text and writing students are expected to increase their vocabulary to help become better writers with a more profound language. For example I remember during my middle school years my teachers would always challenge each student to use the dictionary to find the meaning of a word they didn’t know and add that word into and essay. Narrative literature also helps students in middle school language art class with creative writing. Student have to reflect back on times from their past and can even use fiction when using narrative literature which provides various resources that can help students succeed. Next narrative literature helps students with Comparative Analysis of Literature which all middle school students should master before entering high school. “One of the most valuable study techniques for deepening students’ grasp and appreciation of fine literature and of their own writing is to hone their skills of comparative analysis. Again, dance can serve as an agent for helping students sharpen their perspective in making …show more content…
The first order of business would be to arrange the students desk in a circle while the teacher sits in the middle. This provides the teacher a way of seeing all the students and making sure they stay on task during activities. Next using metacognition could significally improve a student’s usage of narrative text. “Good readers use metacognitive strategies to think about and have control over their reading. Before reading, they might clarify their purpose for reading and preview the text. During reading, they might monitor their understanding, adjusting their reading speed to fit the difficulty of the text and "fixing" any comprehension problems they have. After reading, they check their understanding of what they read” (Adler, 2015). Lastly to help students improve when using narrative text activities such as games are fun and inventive way of doing so. Games like bingo using reading activities will help students learn and also improve reading comprehension and

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