What have you read?1. The son hated his mother because …2. Her condition was only going to make the son a ….3. The son told himself that he would ….4. He hated her mother and their …..5. He shouted at her mother for coming to his houseand make his daughter …..6. He thought that his mother did not recognize himbecause she quietly said …7. Her mother knew that she was an …8. He cried for his mother because ……
It had been raining all day…(SPM 2010)EXPOSITION: I joined a trip to Lahad Datu- Scouts Jamboree in Padang Badaran- 20 friends, went there by teacher’s car- 12 years old, after UPSR- CLIMAX: felt that the car was moving very fast- Felt the car was spinning- Hurt my shoulder and got out from the car through the window- RESOLUTION: admitted for a night – cracked shoulder- Accompanied by father- Mother came to visit, crying- Realise the love of parents
EXAMPLE• EXPOSITION (how the story starts)• Anna is a chemist who designs perfumes. She is single and this worries hermother and aunt.• RISING ACTION (conflict takes place when the characters disagree orthings go wrong in the lives of the characters)• Anna makes a perfume adding some fruitcake into it. The perfume becomesmagical, making men crazy over Anna when she uses it. Amos, her boss,smells it and invites her on a date. Anna accepts the date.• CLIMAX (the peak of the story)• The scene in the restaurant is hilarious with Amos and the waiter declaringtheir love for Anna. A fight breaks out.• FALLING ACTION• Amos tells Anna it was all a mistake. Anna pours fruitcake perfume onSabina, Amos girlfriend for being so nasty. Anna leaves Amos Cosmetics.• ENDING (how the story ends)• Armstrong, the pizza man, declares his love for her. Anna has found herman!
character Qualities/physical place activityMother One-eyedCaringLoves son very muchHouse of poorconditionSchoolSeoul-cried at one night- died-comes to sports day-comes to son’s house-chased awaySon RudeStatus consciousRebelliousDishonestDeterminedSuccessfulHouseSchoolSeoul-saw mother’s crying-Finds mother on theground, dead-Reads the letter-Taunted by friends-Has a family, careerand house-chased mother out
Narrative Essay: CUBS !1. Choose a title.2. Understand the title.3. Build a plot.4. Start writing.