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Narrative Paragraph Unit 6
Your are going to learn: 1-Narrative organization 2- Using sensory and emotional details 3- Showing order of events in narrative paragraphs 4- Showing simultaneous events 5- Forming and using the simple past 6- Forming and using past continious
Narrative paragraph It tells a story. Also, it has a topic sentence, supporting sentences, and a concluding sentence.
Any story has setting, characters, and a plot 1- Setting
Topic Sentence 1- The topic sentence tells the reader what the story will be about. 2- Tells when and where the story took place. 3- It should capture the reader’s interest.
Supporting Sentences 1- Tell the details of the story, including the sequence of events. 2- Include sensory details, such as what the author saw, heard, smelled, or tasted. 3- They also may tell about the writer’s feelings during the events.
Concluding Sentence It “wraps up” the story. It may include a comment about why the experience was important or how the writer felt after it.
Using sensory and Emotional Details 1- Sensory details give information about how something looks, smells, tastes, feels or what it sounds like. My teeth were chattering, and my legs felt like jelly. The morning sun warmed my back.
2- Emotional details help the reader understand the writer’s feelings. Suddenly, my fear vanished, and I felt confident as I looked out at the crowd. The sight filled me with excitement.
Showing Order of Events in Narrative Paragraph Next- after that- afterwards- then- later- Finally- eventually- a little while later- soon. We unpacked the car and set up our tent. After that, we built a fire and cooked our food. Our entire family squeezed into the car, and soon we were on our way.
Showing Simultaneous Events Meanwhile- while- at the same time that I made coffee. Meanwhile, my brother tried to distract our mother. I was planning a surprise party at the same time that I was getting ready to move.
An example of a narrative paragraph This past weekend I had the time of my life. First, Friday night, I had my best friend over and we made a delicious, mouth-watering pizza. After we ate, we had a friendly video game competition. On Saturday, my dad took us out on the boat. The weather was perfect and the water was warm. It was a great day to go for a swim. Later that night, we went to the movies. We saw an action packed thriller and ate a lot of popcorn. Finally, on Sunday, we rode our bikes all over town. By the end of the day, my legs were very tired. I only hope that next weekend can be as fun as this one.
Using the simple past To tell about actions that started and finished in the past. Simple past * * * Dalia walked home quickly that night. Ronald studied all night for that exam.
Forming the Simple Past Regular verbs (simple past) Add –d or –ed to the base form of the verb. In 2003, I celebrated my birthday with my family in Jeddah. I graduated from high school in 2001.
Irregular verbs (simple past) Irregular verbs in the simple past. Eliza and her sister spent all their money. I met my husband at the airport last Monday.
Negative statement of simple past Did not + base form of the verb. I did not fall off the cliff. I did not waste any money.
Verb to be (is –was/ are-were) Ahmad was at school yesterday. Maha and Noura were happy. Negative form: Ahmad was not at school yesterday. Maha and Noura were not happy.
Affirmative Statements subjectBase form of verb + - d/-ed I waited patiently You He She It We You They
Negative Statements subjectDid+ notBase form of verb I Did notwait patiently You He She It We You They
Affirmative Statements SubjectWas/ were Iwas beautiful Youwere He She It was We were You They
Negative Statements SubjectWas/ were + NOT IWas not beautiful YouWere not He She It Was not We Were not You They
Using the Past Continuous 1- To describe an event that was already in progress when another event occurred or interrupted the first event. * ------ * ------- * * My brother and I were watching TV when we heard a crash. The car was moving slowly, so I had plenty of time to cross the street.
2- Using the past continuous to tell about two or more activities that were in progress at the same time. She was running while talking on the cell phone. Some teenagers were splashing and shouting at each other.
Forming the Past Continuous Was/ were + v + ing I was living in Washington at the time. Negative form Was/ were + not+ v+ ing I was not living in Washington at the time. Do not use stative verbs (be, know, understand, see, believe) in the past continuous. Use simple past instead.
Affirmative Statements SubjectWas/ wereBase form of V + ing Iwas watching Youwere He She It was We were You They
Negative Statements SubjectWas/ wereBase form of V + ing IWas not watching YouWere not He She It Was not We Were not You They
Narrative paragraph checklist 1- Does the paragraph have a title ? 2- Does it have a topic sentence that tells what the story will be about? 3- Does it have background information? 4- Does it give the events of the story? 5- Are there sensory and/or emotional details? 6- Does it use a sequence words and/or other transition words to show the order of events? 7- Did you use simple past and past continuous correctly? 8- Did you include concluding sentence that “wraps up” the story? Does it tell how experience affected you?