Personal Narrative Is A Personal Story Essay

849 Words Apr 20th, 2016 4 Pages
A personal narrative is a personal story. Remember that we have been talking about personal narratives? The word personal means that you own it. This is my personal sweater and these are my personal shoes. So, a personal story is a story about me. Can you say it with me class? “A personal narrative is a story about me. It has a beginning, a middle, and end. It also has to have describing words.”

Before I write my personal narrative I want you to begin thinking about what good writers do. Remember that we have been talking about what good writers do. We have a chart about the things that good writers do here to the left and one of the things the chart says is that good writers write true stories by thinking about something that happened or something that they did. Good writers write with pictures and words. Good writers also use speech bubbles to show what someone is saying.

Okay, class now I want you to look up at the white board. The first thing I’m going to do is draw my graphic organizer with three boxes that will be labeled as beginning, middle, and end. So, I’m going to share a story with you guys that’s personal to me. I’m going to model my story using the graphic organizer that you will also be using during your independent writing time. Once I have drawn out my story in the graphic organizer, I’m going to write a few words about my picture. Remember that when you’re writing the first thing you should always do is write your name all the way at the top left-hand…

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