Personal Narrative. the planning process Today’s objective: I will begin to write my Personal Narrative essay by brainstorming the details of my topic and drafting my introduction. (2.a) . I Do. Idea 1. Why is this event significant in my life?
the planning process
Today’s objective: I will begin to write my Personal Narrative essay by brainstorming the details of my topic and drafting my introduction. (2.a)
This was my first experience with a serious illness.
I learned to be helpful and compassionate.
As you talk with your partner, explain why this event is important to you.
As you talk with your partner, explain what you learned.
Turn and talk with a partner about your first idea. They can help you draft your responses.
To Share Out
Try on own –
I will help people
in a small group
about Kim’s surgery.
How will I write my introduction for my Personal Narrative?
Check your work.
Make a commitment.
Harkness can help.
Purpose of a “hook”:The Beginning of a Personal Narrative
HookIdentifies the topic or subject of the narrative.
Ex 1: When I was twelve years old, my cousin Kim fainted at the mall.
Ex. 2: While waiting for my ice cream, I witnessed something horrible.
Ex. 1: This experience taught me a valuable lesson about how I need to care for others.
Ex. 2: This experience taught me that I need make decisions that will help others.