Ch 13: FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Narrative Writing

About This Chapter

These video lessons can help students acquire the right set of skills to adequately answer narrative writing questions on the FSA Grade 7 ELA exam. Our study guide offers a variety of ways to review this information.

FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Narrative Writing - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to help your seventh-grader prepare for the FSA ELA exam by refreshing their understanding of writing in a narrative manner. The student can check their knowledge and learn new materials about:

  • The definition and types of narrative writing
  • Characteristics of a narrative essay
  • Techniques used in narrative writing
  • Writing an objective summary
  • Concluding a narrative passage
  • The definition of narrative hook
  • Narrative techniques

Students can watch these short video lessons on a computer, smartphone or tablet. Written transcripts with key terms in bold print further reinforce the lessons. After each lesson, the student will have the chance to take a quiz of multiple-choice questions and see where they need additional study.

FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Narrative Writing Chapter Objectives

Florida uses the FSA Grade 7 ELA exam to assess student knowledge of the subject according to state standards. Knowledge of narrative writing is tested through writing assignments. Our chapter's lessons offer a thorough look at what makes for good narrative writing, giving the student confidence going into the test.

9 Lessons in Chapter 13: FSA - Grade 7 ELA: Narrative Writing
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What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

1. What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what makes a piece of writing a narrative. Examples are also given to illustrate the specific types of narrative writing.

Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics

2. Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics

Essays come in many forms. In this lesson, you'll learn all about a narrative essay, from its basic definition to the key characteristics that make for an engaging and effective essay.

Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

3. Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine various types of narrative techniques in writing, as well as examples of the literary techniques relevant to style, plot, and perspective/point of view.

What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples

4. What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will assist you in understanding components of narrative hooks found in literature and how they can be applied to your writing. Learn more about narrative hooks, and test your understanding through a quiz.

Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection

5. Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection

Here is a toolkit of techniques to engage your audience and keep them reading, including dialogue, pacing, description and reflection. Try some of these in your next narrative essay!

How to Use Descriptive Details & Sensory Language in Your Writing

6. How to Use Descriptive Details & Sensory Language in Your Writing

When you write a narrative, you can draw your reader into your experiences by adding specific, concrete details to your storytelling. This lesson tells you exactly how to do it.

How Transitions Show Shifts, Sequence & Relationships in Your Writing

7. How Transitions Show Shifts, Sequence & Relationships in Your Writing

When you write just about any kind of paper, whether it's story writing or essay writing, use transitions to help your reader make connections and move easily through your paper. Here are some specific ways to use transitions.

Writing an Objective Summary of a Story

8. Writing an Objective Summary of a Story

In this lesson, you'll learn exactly what teachers mean when they ask for an objective summary, and you'll learn how to write one as well. Finally, you can test your understanding with a short quiz.

Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection

9. Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection

Sometimes, after telling a story in our narrative essays, we need a little something more in the conclusion to help the reader understand our meaning. Personal reflections do this.

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