Presentation on theme: "§A narrative is a story about a personal memory. What is a Personal Narrative?"— Presentation transcript:
§A narrative is a story about a personal memory. What is a Personal Narrative?
A Personal Narrative is a Memory. §Its not about any old memory. §Its about a time so important that you dont ever want to forget.
What Would Make a Good Memory and doesnt? Good Choice §A house fire §A car wreck §A death §Getting lost §A scary time Bad Choice §Getting out of bed §Eating dinner §Brushing your hair.
A Personal Narrative is... §a true story. §a story that really happened. §a story that happened to the writer. §a story that was observed by the writer.
A Personal Narrative is... §a memory of one incident.
A Personal Narrative is... §a story that show strong feelings.
A Personal Narrative is... §a story that makes the reader feel the same as the writer felt at the time.
A Personal Narrative is... §a story that makes the audience think.
A Personal Narrative is... §a story that is written in the first person. §Use these words: §I, me, my, us, we
On Top of the World Are we there yet? This was a question that I was asking a lot. I was seven years old and on my way to Six Flags. My family and I were going on vacation. On the way, I listened as my big sister told me about all of the rides. She kept mentioning one in particular…..The Scream Machine. My seven year old mind could not imagine exactly what a roller coaster was, but it sounded fun enough to me.
When I first stepped into the park, I spotted it…huge, exciting, FUN. To me, the Scream Machine looked like a metal version of my tinker toys. I watched as the car slowly moved up the ramp. All the people threw up their hands as the car whizzed down the other side. Id seen enough. This was definitely the ride for me.