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Copy of Auburn Junior High School Writing Guide: Narrative Essay


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Common Core Learning Standards


Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details and clear sequencing.

8W3a: Engage the reader by establishing point of view adn introducing a narrator and/or characters.

8w3b: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

8w3c: Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among expereinces and events.

8w3d: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

8w3e: Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.

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