Narrative Writing Lesson for Kids: Structure & Examples


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What is the purpose of narrative writing?

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1. What do narrative stories NOT need?

2. If you're reading a story that has a bad guy as a character, what component of narrative writing is this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice quiz asks you a few questions about the elements of narrative writing. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know about the purpose of narrative writing and understand what narrative stories need.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will challenge you to:

  • Know narrative writing's purpose
  • Understand what is and what isn't needed in a narrative story
  • Give another name for a bad guy in a piece of narrative writing
  • Recognize examples of narrative writing
  • Choose an example of nonfiction narrative writing

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using several skills, including:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about what narrative stories need
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about narrative writing to tell what its purpose is
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to tell the difference between types of writing that are and are not narrative

Additional Learning

To learn more about this style of writing, review Narrative Writing Lesson for Kids: Structure & Examples. Studying this lesson will help you:

  • Know what a storyline looks like
  • Identify types of traditional literature
  • Study narrative writing using The Three Little Pigs as an example