W3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique,
descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and
introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize
an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue,
description, and pacing, to develop experiences
and events or show the responses of characters to
c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and
clauses to manage the sequence of events.
d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory
details to convey experiences and events precisely.
e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated
experiences or events
A narrative essay tells a story. They are organized in chronological order which means they tell a story in the order the events took place. Just like any essay, the narrative essay should have introductory paragraph. The introductory paragraph should be followed by 3 body paragraphs. The end of your story should include a concluding paragraph.
A brief video about narratives.
Source: Writing a Narrative Essay. (2012, August 2). Retrieved October 18, 2014, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79puzoKTJsQ
Source: Thompson, J. (2014, February 9). How to Write Narrative. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
Source: Writing Hooks for Narrative Essays. (2012, December 11). Retrieved October 18, 2014.