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Personal Narrative. the planning process Today’s objective: I will begin to write my Personal Narrative essay by brainstorming the details of my topic and drafting my introduction. (2.a) . I Do. Idea 1. Why is this event significant in my life? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Personal Narrative

Personal Narrativethe planning process

Todays objective: I will begin to write my Personal Narrative essay by brainstorming the details of my topic and drafting my introduction. (2.a) Idea 1Why is this event significant in my life?This was my first experience with a serious illness. What did I learn from this event?I learned to be helpful and compassionate.Kims SurgeryI DoIdea 1Why is this event significant in my life?As you talk with your partner, explain why this event is important to you.What did I learn from this event?As you talk with your partner, explain what you learned.Turn and talk with a partner about your first idea. They can help you draft your responses.We DoIdea 1Why is this event significant in my life?Whip AroundWhat did I learn from this event?Whip AroundWhip AroundTo Share OutWe DoIdea 2Why is this event significant in my life?

What did I learn from this event?You DoTry on own I will help people in a small groupChoose your best ideaMost interesting to writeMost interesting to readI chooseIdea 1about Kims surgery.How will I write my introduction for my Personal Narrative?

Identify the expositionWho is involved? What is happening?When did this occur? Where did this occur? Why did this occur? Identify the expositionWho is involved? Kim, me, my sisterWhat is happening? I had to call an ambulance, and Kim went into emergency heart and spine surgeryWhen did this occur? Summer 1999Where did this occur? 12 Oaks Mall, Novi and Detroit, MichiganWhy did this occur? Kim fainted while at the mall, she was rushed to the hospitalI DoIdentify the expositionWho is involved? What is happening? When did this occur? Where did this occur? Why did this occur? We DoTalk itThrough withYour partner.Identify the expositionWho is involved? What is happening? When did this occur? Where did this occur? Why did this occur? You DoCheck your work. Make a commitment.Harkness can help.Purpose of a hook:The Beginning of a Personal NarrativeInterests the readerReveals the subject and/or establishes a captive audience

HookIdentifies the topic or subject of the narrative. Ex 1: When I was twelve years old, my cousin Kim fainted at the mall.Ex. 2: While waiting for my ice cream, I witnessed something horrible.

Brainstorming DetailsYou will need to brainstorm different details that will help bring the reader into the story.What were you like BEFORE the event took place?What did you think?What did you feel?What did you believe?

*Remember! Before Event After Brainstorming details of topicAlways went to the mallSaw my cousin three times a year, so this was a special occasionHad never witnessed a medial emergencyRelied on adultsHad to be a role model for my sisterRaised to think that caring for others is importantDrafting introduction When I was younger, I always went to the mall with my sister. One day, my cousin whom I rarely saw, came to the mall with us. We were all really excited to spend time together.Drafting introductionWhen I was younger, I always went to the mall with my sister. One day, my cousin whom I rarely saw, came to the mall with us. We were all really excited to spend time together. I knew Kim had surgery recently, but I only ever saw her once she left the hospital.Drafting introduction When I was younger, I always went to the mall with my sister. One day, my cousin whom I rarely saw, came to the mall with us. We were all really excited to spend time together. I knew Kim had surgery recently, but I only ever saw her once she left the hospital. I never thought Id see her become ill and be forced to make a decision to save her life while looking out for my sister.

Drafting introduction When I was younger, I always went to the mall with my sister. One day, my cousin whom I rarely saw, came to the mall with us. We were all really excited to spend time together. I knew Kim had surgery recently, but I only ever saw her once she left the hospital. I never thought Id see her become ill and be forced to make a decision to save her life while looking out for my sister.

Continue with your background info until you have included ALL the necessary or related information. Thesis StatementThis reveals the essential lesson of your experience Harknesss ThesisEx. 1: This experience taught me a valuable lesson about how I need to care for others. Harknesss ThesisEx. 2: This experience taught me that I need make decisions that will help others.