A narrative is a story of an event. Narrative writing can be personal, about the author; historical, from the past in story format; or fictional using imagination to produce a short story.
· Your story should be a conflict (external or internal)
· You can use real life for short stories
Answer these 6 questions:
1. Does the conflict concern a basic human experience, such as love; hate loyalty, pain, survival, or death?
2. Does the conflict matter deeply to the characters?
3. Does the resolution grow directly out of the conflict?
4. Is the resolution a result of the characters efforts?
5. Does the resolution provide a theme for the narrative?
6. Do the characters grow or change by resolving the conflict?
Imagine you are walking outside. A spring storm is coming. Describe for your classmates what you see, hear, smell, taste, and touch.
I was walking home and all I heard was billy say “Wow that’s a storm comin’” I heard a real loud rumble that shook the ground and cracked the tree. I smelt rain in the air so I knew for sure that it was going to rain hard that day. I felt something cold on my face, it was a rain drop cold and ice coming down real hard. The smell of rain got stronger and it started to poor.