Narrative Writing


Curipod generated lesson: "Narrative Writing". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
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In a few words, what is the purpose of narrative writing?
2. Slide
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Narrative writing tells a story from the writer's perspective. It can include characters, dialogue, and vivid descriptions. It is a way to express personal experiences, thoughts, and emotions.
Narrative Writing
3. Slide
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Narrative Writing: a type of writing that tells a story. It can be fiction or non-fiction and is usually told in chronological order with a beginning, middle, and end. Plot: the sequence of events that make up the story and the structure of the story. Characters: the people or animals in the story that interact with each other.
4. Slide
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Narrative writing has been used in literature since ancient times in the form of myths and fables. The works of Aristotle, Plato and Homer all include narrative writing. Narrative writing is often used to explore themes, such as justice and morality, and to convey a moral lesson to the reader.
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5. Open question
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What elements do you think make a good narrative story?
6. Open question
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What techniques can you use to help build suspense in a narrative story?
7. Open question
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What have you learned about narrative writing so far?
8. Open question
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What challenges have you encountered while writing a narrative story?
9. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a goofy upside-down face with a big nose and lots of freckles.
10. Drawings
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Question: You are a 7th grade student who is writing a narrative story that is based on a real-life experience. What tips could you use to make your story more interesting and engaging? Clues: • Make sure to use vivid descriptions of the setting, characters, and the plot. • Create a conflict that can be resolved in the story. • Include dialogue that helps to move the story along and give insight into the characters. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs to create a drawing that illustrates how you would use these tips to make your narrative story more interesting. B. Explain your drawing to the class and share the story you would create using the tips.
11. Poll
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What is the definition of narrative writing?
  • Writing that tells a story
  • Writing that persuades the reader
  • Writing that informs the reader
12. Poll
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What are the essential elements of a narrative?
  • Plot, setting, characters, conflict and resolution
  • Introduction, body and conclusion
  • Thesis statement, evidence and analysis
13. Poll
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Which point of view is commonly used in narrative writing?
  • First person
  • Second person
  • Third person
14. Poll
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What is the difference between a memoir and an autobiography?
  • A memoir focuses on a specific event or time period while an autobiography covers an entire life.
  • An autobiography is written in third-person while a memoir is written in first-person.
  • A memoir only includes fictional events while an autobiography only includes factual events.
15. Poll
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Which literary device can be used to create suspense in narrative writing?
  • Foreshadowing
  • Irony
  • Alliteration
16. Open question
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Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a narrative and a descriptive essay?

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