Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection


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What does pacing mean?

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1. Where should you usually place punctuation with quotation marks?

2. What is a noun?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and corresponding quiz help you to gauge your understanding of the types of narrative technique you can use when writing a story. For you to successfully pass the quiz, you need to be familiar with topics like the use of punctuation in dialogue and the definition of a noun.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of the:

  • Definition of pacing and noun
  • Use of punctuation in dialogue
  • Role of personal reflection
  • Definition of narrative
  • Purpose of choosing a specific verb

Skills Practice

Utilize the quiz and worksheet to practice these important skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as pacing and narrative
  • Making connections - understand how choosing a specific verb betters a narrative
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to correctly answer questions about the use of punctuation in dialogue

Additional Learning

Learn more about narrative techniques when you read through the accompanying lesson. The lesson is called Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection. It covers the following objectives:

  • Understand proper formatting and grammar for dialogue
  • Discover how pacing influences a reader's interest in a narrative
  • Identify how using a specific noun or verb enhances description
  • Explore the use of personal reflection in a narrative