Writing a Narrative Paragraph


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How is a story different than a narrative?

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1. What length of story should you generally choose for a narrative paragraph?

2. Why might you open your narrative with an exciting event from the middle or end of your story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of the narrative paragraph with this interactive quiz and worksheet. The questions will ask about imagery, transition words, and creating a gripping introduction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Differentiate between a story and a narrative
  • Select the length of story best suited for writing a narrative paragraph
  • Explain why the beginning of a narrative should be intriguing
  • Give the purpose of transitions
  • Establish how imagery develops a narrative

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on narrative paragraphs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the structure of a narrative
  • Information recall - access the insight you've gained regarding descriptive writing or imagery

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing a narrative paragraph, review the accompanying lesson called Writing a Narrative Paragraph. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand content and structural choices when writing a narrative
  • Learn adequate placing of the lesson learned in the narrative paragraph
  • Study a list of transition words
  • Employ the five senses to give vivid details