Narrative And Descriptive Writing Ppt

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Narrative And Descriptive Writing Ppt

  1. 1. Narrative and Descriptive Writing Mrs. Sample 7 th Language Arts
  2. 2. What is Narrative Writing <ul><li>Narrative writing tells a story or part of a story. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Characterization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Point of View </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sequence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transitions </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Examples <ul><li>Novels </li></ul><ul><li>Short Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Autobiographies </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Poems </li></ul><ul><li>Drama/Plays </li></ul>
  4. 4. Descriptive Writing <ul><li>Writing that vividly portrays a person, place, or thing in such a way that the reader can experience the writer’s experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory Language, Vivid Detail, Figurative Language, Showing, not Telling = Active Verbs </li></ul><ul><li>Used in most genres of writing/literature </li></ul>
  5. 5. So…. <ul><li>Descriptive writing is used in most types of writing: including narrative writing. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sensory Language <ul><li>Language that uses the 5 senses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: The acid smell penetrated my nostrils as a breathed deeply. The humidity after the rain clung to my skin as I walked to my crippled car. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Vivid Verbs <ul><li>Replace general verbs with vivid verbs. </li></ul><ul><li>Make writing more interesting and enjoyable for the reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Vivid verbs have more specific meanings than general verbs. </li></ul>General More Vivid Verbs Dislike Eat Like/Love Run Walk Despise, Hate, loathe, Scorn, Shun Consume, Devour, Gobble Admire, Adore, Cherish, Fond of Dart, Dash, Scurry, Sprint, Jog Hike, March, Plod, Saunter, Stroll
  8. 8. Descriptive Adjectives <ul><li>Largest group of adjectives. They describe the noun in detail so the reader can visualize what is being read. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adorable, Helpful, Gifted, Aggressive, Bored, Wild, Evil, Fearless, Cowardly, Helpful, Lovely, Knowledgeable, Vivacious, Wise, Troubled, Pleasing. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Example of Using Vivid Verbs and Descriptive Adjectives <ul><li>Boring: </li></ul><ul><li>The nice woman walked into the restaurant. </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptive: </li></ul><ul><li>The vivacious woman </li></ul><ul><li>sauntered into the restaurant. </li></ul>

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