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 narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
    3. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses 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.