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1 Matakuliah : Writing III Tahun : 2006-2007 Versi : 3 Pertemuan 4 Narrative
2 By the end of this session the students are expected to be able to Learning OutcomesBy the end of this session the students are expected to be able toexplore ideas by free-writingchoose which details to be includedunderstand what narrative paragraph isto recognize adequate development in narration
3 Free-writing technique Necessary or unnecessary details Outline of MaterialsFree-writing techniqueNecessary or unnecessary detailsNarrative paragraphsDeveloping the narrative paragraph or essay
4 Free-writingFree-writing is writing about a topic for a fixed period of time without worrying about grammar, spelling, or organization.The purpose is to explore a topic and gather ideasYou can later select the parts that you need and delete the rest
5 Necessary DetailsHaving done your writing freely, you must now read it again to eliminate unnecessary details.You can ask yourself, “What is my main point?”Then (re)-write your topic sentenceLook at the rest of the paragraph, what details are important to support you main idea, and which are not. Cross out those which do not support it.Ask focused questions to develop your ideas.
6 The description of the event should be as vivid as possible Narrative ParagraphsNarrative is the type of writing used to tell a story, or an event in our lives in the past.The description of the event should be as vivid as possibleUsually, a narrative text use first personal pronoun I, or we, but it can also be she/he.
7 Developing Narrative Paragraphs There are two kinds of development:Background informationThis is to give readers information on where or when the story took place.Supporting detailsReaders need details, especially sensory details, to support the writer’s main point.
8 When you write a narrative paragraph you use mainly past tenses Example:When I was in college, I kept wondering whatkind of work I would do after graduation. I talkedto my sister several times and she invited me tocome see her in the capital, Bogota. Most of all,I needed to learn what companies were thereand how I could find a job there.From Engaging writing page 32
9 ConclusionsA writer can generate ideas by free-writingAfter that, the writer can select necessary or unnecessary details from his/her textAsking focused questions can help the writer to get more ideasNarrative is a type of writing that tells a storyNarrative is usually written in past tenses