Text Types and Purposes

  1. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
    1. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
    2. Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
    3. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
    4. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
    5. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
4.1 Text Types and Purposes
Lesson C

Write Narrative Texts

Narratives tell about real or made-up experiences and events. Writers often tell narratives to entertain. Click on the links below to learn more about narrative writing.