Personal Narrative Genre: One Planning Sheet

 

Name ________________________ # ________                      

Sixth Grade Personal Narrative Plan

First Paragraph

How are you going to engage the reader?

 

What is the topic of your narrative?

What sentence can you use to lead to the story?

 

Second Paragraph

Make a list of what happened, organized by time.  What happened first, second, third, etc.?

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3.

Third Paragraph (Time Lapse)



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6.

Fourth Paragraph (Time Lapse)

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9.

Fifth Paragraph (Conclusion/Closing)

What is your closure strategy?  Reflective?  Concluding statement?  Circle?  Suspense?  List notes for your closing here:

 

 

Now write your personal narrative (which must be at least five paragraphs) from this plan.  Make sure that you include good details about the list of events you made and that you provide visual imagery for the reader.

 

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