We have been learning about “Small Moment” stories during writers workshop. We used a watermelon chart to help us understand how to pick a “small moment” to write about.
The Brown-Bag Teacher: Narrative Writing: Launching Writer's Workshop
Lucy Calkins: The Applicious Teacher: Small Moments for BIG Impact in Writings (includes books and writing pages)
Narrative Writing Freebie - writing about my small moments
small moments writing bubble map for writing