If possible, invite a local author in to share their experience of writing narratives, and the importance of planning, drafting, revision, and imagination.
Take students to see a narrative on stage. Have students plot this narrative on a narrative arc to connect it to their learning.
Have students run a narrative-based book drive in which they collect gently used books to donate to a local charity.
- With an art teacher, coordinate a series of lessons in which students create beautiful illustrations to accompany their hero’s journey narrative.
- With a drama teacher, students can plan a scene from their hero’s journey narrative which they act out for other students and families.