Narrative writing tells a story or shares an experience. It is important to use descriptive words and vivid detail. When you write a narrative, you will tell a story from your point of view. This is called a personal narrative.
Narrative Writing: a form of writing that tells a story, usually from one person's viewpoint.
Plot: the sequence of events that make up a story.
Character: a person, animal, or imaginary creature that takes part in the action of a story.
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Narrative writing can use different literary devices, such as metaphors and similes, to create vivid imagery. Narrative writing can include dialogue, alongside the movement of characters and objects throughout the story. Narrative writing can also use descriptive language to help the reader visualize the story.
Work together in pairs: What is the beginning, middle, and end of a story called in narrative writing?
Work together in pairs: What is the most important part of a narrative story and why?
Brain break: Draw a monkey juggling bananas while riding a unicycle
Begininning Hooks the reader What happens first? Introduces topic, characters Middle tells what happens in order of the events End conclusion
What could come next in this story?
It was a dark and stormy night.
Have you ever been scared? Write a story about a character who finds themself in a scary situation. Fill in the story map to organize your ideas.