• Personal narrative
  • Fictional narrative
  • Logical
  • Sequence of events
  • Details
  • Actions
  • Thoughts
  • Feelings
  • Closure


Students know:
  • A narrative is a piece of writing that tells a story.
  • A narrative story describes a sequence of events in a logical order (beginning, middle, end).
  • A narrative story describes the actions, thoughts, and feelings of the characters.


Students are able to:
  • Write a personal narrative that recalls a personal experience or write a fictional narrative with a made-up story.
  • Write a narrative with a logical sequence of events and provide details that describe how the character feels, acts, and thinks.
  • Write a narrative that ends with a sense of closure.


Students understand that:
  • Narrative writing includes predictable elements, like a logical sequence of events and an ending that provides the reader with a sense of closure.
  • Narrative writing can be used to tell about something that happened to them personally or it can tell a story they made up.