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    • Narrative Stories
    • Types of Narrative Stories
      Myths
      Legends
      Fantasies
      Adventures
      Remember, to narrate a story means to tell it in detail
    • Myths
      What makes up a myth?
      Usually historical
      Religion-Based
      Fabricated or stretched
      Myths you may know:
      Noah’s Ark
    • Legends
      What makes up a legend?
      Story from the past
      Unverifiable
      Legends you may know:
      Robin Hood
      King Arthur
    • Fantasies
      What makes up a fantasy?
      Non-realistic
      Out-of-World
      Fantasies you may know:
      Harry Potter
      The Wizard of Oz
    • Adventures
      What makes up on adventure?
      Exciting
      Dangerous
      Hero’s
      Adventures you may know:
      Indiana Jones
    • Requirements and Tools for Writing a Narrative Story
    • Tools
      Paper and Pencil
      First draft only
      Peer editor
      Read peers paper
      Give feedback
      Positive & Negative
      Computer
      Final draft will be typed
    • Requirements
      All of the following are included:
      Setting
      Characters
      Theme
      Plot
      They must relate to each other!
    • Setting
      What is setting?
      Surroundings and environment of story
      What is it’s purpose?
      To set the scene
      Location and time period
    • Characters
      What are characters?
      People who act out the story
      What are the types of characters?
      Main characters
      Who the story revolves around
      Helping characters
      Play important, but not focal points
    • Theme
      What is theme?
      The main idea of the story
      There may be more than one
      What are examples of theme?
      Death
      Love
      Revenge
    • Plot
      What is plot?
      The storyline or plan of the story
      What are examples of plot?
      Man who escaped from giant creature
      Girl who was haunted by friendly ghosts
      Dog who needs to find his way home
    • Tips to Get Started
      Think of a favorite story
      Apply it to one of the categories
      Myth, Legend, Fantasy, Adventure
      Use your imagination!
      Have an open mind!
    • Double Checking!
      Which category describes your story?
      Do you have all the literary components?
      Setting, plot, characters, & theme
    • Writing Process
      Story must be typed, 12 point font, double spaced
      Paragraph format
      Introduction & Conclusion
      Minimum 1 page
      Maximum 2 pages
    • Works Cited
      Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrated 
      Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myth
      Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legend 
      Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Legend
       
      Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasy 
      Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ adventure+  
      The Difference Between Myths and Legends. (n.d.). About.com. Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/grecoromanmyth1/a/mythslegends.htm
      Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ settinghttp://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/theme.htm
      Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ plot
      Clipart from Microsoft.