Narrative Paper

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Narrative Paper

  1. 1. Narrative Paper How will I be graded?
  2. 2. Six Traits <ul><li>The traits we will use in the rubric for our narrative paper are as follows. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ideas and Content
  4. 4. Organization
  5. 5. Voice
  6. 6. Word Choice
  7. 7. Sentence Fluency
  8. 8. Conventions
  9. 9. Ideas and Content <ul><li>Clear and focused topic </li></ul><ul><li>Rich, relevant detail </li></ul><ul><li>Has a purpose (a reason for being written) </li></ul><ul><li>Reader wants to keep on reading. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Organization <ul><li>Setting is created from the beginning. </li></ul><ul><li>The order of the paragraphs makes sense. </li></ul><ul><li>Each idea flows to the next. </li></ul><ul><li>Ends at an appropriate time. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Voice <ul><li>Consistent tone (mood). </li></ul><ul><li>The writer’s honesty and passion comes through. </li></ul><ul><li>The personality of the writer shows through in their writing. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing is geared toward a specific audience. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Word Choice <ul><li>Words are well-chosen and powerful. </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory details and imagery bring the reader into the moment. </li></ul><ul><li>Words are so memorable that they create a picture in the reader’s mind. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sentence Fluency <ul><li>Varied sentence beginnings. </li></ul><ul><li>Varied sentence length. </li></ul><ul><li>Sentences flow well. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Conventions <ul><li>Free from major spelling and grammar errors. </li></ul><ul><li>Commas are used correctly.** </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue is used correctly.** </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to publish!! </li></ul>

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