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Personal Narrative. Your Story. A Personal Narrative. Is an interesting story about the writer. Is written in the first person (using the pronouns I, me, and my. Has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Presents events in a clear order.

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A Personal Narrative

  • Is an interesting story about the writer.
  • Is written in the first person (using the pronouns I, me, and my.
  • Has a beginning, a middle, and an end.
  • Presents events in a clear order.
  • Uses details to help readers see people, places, and events.
  • Shows how the writer feels about the experience and why it is meaningful to him or her.
the personal narrative tells about
A good time

A bad time

An important time

A memorable event

A first time

A last time

The personal narrative tells about
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Freewrite

  • Take a few minutes and write without stopping.
  • Write about where the story takes place. Close your eyes and recall the place in your narrative. What do you see? Hear? Taste? Smell? Feel?
  • Write about the people who will be in your narrative. Think about the way each one looks, acts, and speaks. Conversation or dialogue is a good way to draw your readers into the action.
  • List the main events of the narrative along a timeline.
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Lead or Introduction

Grabs the reader\'s attention!!

Introduces the reader to the situation.

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Types of Leads

  • Appeal to the reader’s senses by writing a vivid description of the scene.
  • Make readers wonder by asking a question.
  • Lure readers into the story quickly by using dialogue.
supporting paragraphs
Supporting Paragraphs
  • Always begin with a topic sentence. Use specific details that support the topic sentence. Use sensory words to keep the reader’s attention.
  • Wrap up the paragraph with a concluding or transitioning sentence.
  • Remember to develop a minimum of 3 supporting paragraphs.
use transitions to guide your readers through your story
First

Next

Later

Finally

More important

Most of all

Last but not least

Therefore

Because

As a result

Consequently

Since

For

So

Use transitions to guide your readers through your story!!

Cause / Effect

Importance

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Similarly

In contrast

Unlike

On the other hand

Nevertheless

In the same way

Such as

For example

In other words

Along with

For instance

Like

More Transitions

Examples

Comparison / Contrast

conclusion
Conclusion
  • Use a topic sentence for your concluding paragraph.
  • Wrap up all loose ends so that the reader doesn’t have any questions.
  • Your last sentence should conclude the narrative. The reader knows that the story is over.
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Revise and Edit

  • Read your paper aloud to yourself or a partner. Did the introduction capture you or your partner’s attention?.
  • Is the order of events clear? Did I include transitions?
  • Do I use details that appeal to the five senses?
  • Is the conclusion an end to the narrative?
  • Do I have at least five paragraphs?
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Have

fun

writing your narrative!!!

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