22 terms

Personal Narrative

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Personal
your own; about you
Narrative
A story
Lead / Introduction
The beginning of the story
Transition words
A word or phrase that links different ideas
examples: After a while....; Suddenly.......
Ending
end of the story, conclusion
Dialogue
Conversation between characters
Feeling
emotion
Organize
To arrange or put in order
Elaborate
To explain in detail
Paragraphs
A group of sentences relating to a single idea or topic.
Action
do something, act
Thoughts
what he or she thinks
Describe
Tell the facts, details
Heart of the story
the main part of the story
Sensory details
words that appeal to a reader's senses (sight, touch, taste, hearing, smell, emotion)
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
A comparison without using "like" or " as"
Character trait
Words that describe a character's personality
Emotion
feeling
Word choice
choosing words for effect
Experience
to have something happen to you
Showing Language
vivid, descriptive language used in parts (sensory type language - Sight, Smell, Touch, Hearing, and Taste

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