Russell writenow ch05

452 views
377 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Business
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
452
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Russell writenow ch05

  1. 1. McGraw-Hill 5 Narrating: Memories
  2. 2. 5-25-2 McGraw-Hill Learning Outcomes • Identify real world applications for writing a narrative. • Understand the steps for writing a narrative. • Interpret images and narrative readings about memories. • Analyze the rhetorical star for narrating. • Apply the steps for writing a narrative.
  3. 3. 5-35-3 McGraw-Hill Real World Applications (LO 5.1) School – Retell an important event. – Share experiences. Daily Life – Write a personal journal. – Post in a data-sharing forum. Career – Share previous experience. – Document an issue.
  4. 4. 5-45-4 McGraw-Hill Steps for Writing a Narrative (LO 5.2) • Begin with an engaging introduction. • Establish the time and place. • Keep a consistent point of view. • Keep a consistent verb tense. • Include plenty of details and sensory appeal.
  5. 5. 5-55-5 McGraw-Hill Steps for Writing a Narrative (contd.) • Present the details in a logical sequence. • Use dialogue effectively. • Include visual aids if appropriate. • End with a thought-provoking conclusion.
  6. 6. 5-65-6 McGraw-Hill Narrating in the Context of Memories (LO 5.3) Writing about an image: • Consider what the image represents. • Determine what emotions are conveyed. • Make connections to your own memories.
  7. 7. 5-75-7 McGraw-Hill Narrating in the Context of Memories (contd.) Media connection for solving a problem: • Exploring media may help you to better understand methods for narration. • Making personal connections may also provide insight.
  8. 8. 5-85-8 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO5.4) Subject • Chose a subject that has personal significance to you.
  9. 9. 5-95-9 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO5.4) Audience • Establish who the readers will be and what they will need to know about your narrative.
  10. 10. 5-105-10 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO5.4) Purpose • Select the reason for writing the essay.
  11. 11. 5-115-11 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO5.4) Strategy • Decide if you will use other writing strategies in addition to narration to tell your story.
  12. 12. 5-125-12 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO5.4) Design • Create a design that will enhance the narrative essay.
  13. 13. 5-135-13 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (LO 5.5) Discovering • Consider skimming the chapter for ideas. • Try making a list of meaningful events from your past. • Visit local events or restaurants for ideas. • Use the journalist’s questions to generate ideas about your subject.
  14. 14. 5-145-14 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Planning • List everything you can remember about your topic. • Try numbering your events or creating an outline or cluster. • Follow a chronological sequence.
  15. 15. 5-155-15 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Composing • Write a first draft using the nine steps for writing a narrative. • Don’t focus on grammar or punctuation yet. • Keep your point in mind.
  16. 16. 5-165-16 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Getting Feedback • Have someone read the rough draft and answer the peer review questions. • Consider getting a third opinion as well.
  17. 17. 5-175-17 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Revising • Make sure you have enough specific details and transitions to help the reader follow your narrative flow. • Remove, add, or rearrange ideas when necessary.
  18. 18. 5-185-18 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Editing • Check your grammar and punctuation. • Watch for a consistent verb tense. • Look for a consistent point of view.
  19. 19. 5-195-19 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Proofreading • Read your essay an additional time. • Look for typographical errors. • Make final corrections.

×