Karen S. Wright
Everyone likes a good story. . . . • We go to movies. •We read books. •We listen as others tell their stories. •We tel...
Sometimes when we hear or tell a storywe ask, “What was the purpose?” •When we write, ask—What is the purpose? •Enterta...
A brief narration = can also becalled, an anecdote.Sometimes we use anecdotes • To make a point •To draw a picture •To ...
Ask yourself:What is my point?What is my purpose?Who is my audience
Who HowWhat WhenWhere Why
Select narrative detailscarefully, making sure allpieces fit together.•Avoid boring detail .•Carefully choose which questi...
Arrange detailsinchronologicalorder.
Topic Selection:Pick a story you want to tell for a reason. • To entertain • To express feelings • To...
1. The Point: Write out a statementon the point of the narration.2. Generate Ideas: Answer who, what,when, where, why, and...
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Narrative for 091

Writing the narrative.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Education      Spiritual      
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Transcripts - Narrative for 091

  • 1. Karen S. Wright
  • 2. Everyone likes a good story. . . . • We go to movies. •We read books. •We listen as others tell their stories. •We tell our children stories. •We tell our friends “what happened last weekend.”
  • 3. Sometimes when we hear or tell a storywe ask, “What was the purpose?” •When we write, ask—What is the purpose? •Entertain •Inform •Instruct •Persuade
  • 4. A brief narration = can also becalled, an anecdote.Sometimes we use anecdotes • To make a point •To draw a picture •To produce an emotional response •To emphasize a point
  • 5. Ask yourself:What is my point?What is my purpose?Who is my audience
  • 6. Who HowWhat WhenWhere Why
  • 7. Select narrative detailscarefully, making sure allpieces fit together.•Avoid boring detail .•Carefully choose which questionsto answer (who, what, when,where, why, andhow).
  • 8. Arrange detailsinchronologicalorder.
  • 9. Topic Selection:Pick a story you want to tell for a reason. • To entertain • To express feelings • To relate experience • To inform • To persuade
  • 10. 1. The Point: Write out a statementon the point of the narration.2. Generate Ideas: Answer who, what,when, where, why, and how questions.3. Paint a picture with words.4. Write5. Revise6. Proofread7. Submit