Narrative                                  StructureKaren Silvestri, Instructional SpecialistThe Learning Center at Robeso...
Telling a Story Something that happened to you Something that happened to someone  else Something you saw Something yo...
Structure Chronological     order (the order in which  events took place) First person (I, we) Third person (he, she, t...
Paragraphs Topic      SentenceWhat will your narrative be about? Supporting DetailsWhere did it happen? When did it happ...
Essays Introduction Thesis       Statement Supporting Paragraphs Conclusion
A Good Narrative (Story) Be clearDid you provide enough information for thereader to follow your story? Be interestingUs...
Don’t forget! TransitionsAdd transitions to help your narrative flow well. Formal languageConsider your audience; who ar...
Sample Narrative Paragraph                                                      TransitionsTopicsentence                  ...
You try! What story would youlike to tell?A  story about someone who succeeded A story about how you got your name A st...
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    1. 1. Narrative StructureKaren Silvestri, Instructional SpecialistThe Learning Center at Robeson Community College
    2. 2. Telling a Story Something that happened to you Something that happened to someone else Something you saw Something you read
    3. 3. Structure Chronological order (the order in which events took place) First person (I, we) Third person (he, she, they, etc.)
    4. 4. Paragraphs Topic SentenceWhat will your narrative be about? Supporting DetailsWhere did it happen? When did it happen?Who was there? What happened?
    5. 5. Essays Introduction Thesis Statement Supporting Paragraphs Conclusion
    6. 6. A Good Narrative (Story) Be clearDid you provide enough information for thereader to follow your story? Be interestingUse descriptive words to paint a picture ofthe scenes to your reader. Stay in orderUse time order to help your reader followthe story.
    7. 7. Don’t forget! TransitionsAdd transitions to help your narrative flow well. Formal languageConsider your audience; who are you writing thenarrative for? Word choiceRemove or change slang, clichés, and excessive words. TitleCome up with a creative title for your narrative ProofreadUse spell check or have someone review your work
    8. 8. Sample Narrative Paragraph TransitionsTopicsentence Descriptive language
    9. 9. You try! What story would youlike to tell?A story about someone who succeeded A story about how you got your name A story about a time you overcame something A story about someone or something you lost You get the idea…..

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