Writing a Narrative

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Writing a Narrative

  1. 1. How to write a
  2. 2.  Personal~having to do with oneself  Narrative~telling a story A personal narrative is a story about yourself!
  3. 3.  Personal Narratives are told in FIRST PERSON point of view  Use pronouns like I, me, we, mine, my…  YOU are telling the story of what happened to you.
  4. 4.  Focus on only ONE event in your story  Do not try to tell your whole life story
  5. 5.  Personal Narratives should be told in chronological order  Start with what happened first, second, third, etc.  Use transitions that help show the passage of time (then, later, the next day, etc.)
  6. 6.  Use a catchy introduction topic sentence  For this assignment, we will work on a topic sentence together  I will teach you how to decide on your own as we use the writing process
  7. 7.  Tell the reader how people acted to the events (details) in the story  Remember the H & W’s –who, what, when, where, why and how  This is what makes the story interesting and makes the reader want to read your story -Narrative
  8. 8.  Write a Personal Narrative about an important event (time) from your life  Use a good topic and topic sentence  Include actions and details in your narrative  Describe your memorable (one) event  Return to the topic sentence in the conclusion  Follow the steps of the Writing Process

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