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  • 1. Narrative Stories

2. Types of Narrative Stories
Myths
Legends
Fantasies
Adventures
Remember, to narrate a story means to tell it in detail
3. Myths
What makes up a myth?
Usually historical
Religion-Based
Fabricated or stretched
Myths you may know:
Noahs Ark
4. Legends
What makes up a legend?
Story from the past
Unverifiable
Legends you may know:
Robin Hood
King Arthur
5. Fantasies
What makes up a fantasy?
Non-realistic
Out-of-World
Fantasies you may know:
Harry Potter
The Wizard of Oz
6. Adventures
What makes up on adventure?
Exciting
Dangerous
Heros
Adventures you may know:
Indiana Jones
7. Requirements and Tools for Writing a Narrative Story
8. Tools
Paper and Pencil
First draft only
Peer editor
Read peers paper
Give feedback
Positive & Negative
Computer
Final draft will be typed
9. Requirements
All of the following are included:
Setting
Characters
Theme
Plot
They must relate to each other!
10. Setting
What is setting?
Surroundings and environment of story
What is its purpose?
To set the scene
Location and time period
11. Characters
What are characters?
People who act out the story
What are the types of characters?
Main characters
Who the story revolves around
Helping characters
Play important, but not focal points
12. Theme
What is theme?
The main idea of the story
There may be more than one
What are examples of theme?
Death
Love
Revenge
13. Plot
What is plot?
The storyline or plan of the story
What are examples of plot?
Man who escaped from giant creature
Girl who was haunted by friendly ghosts
Dog who needs to find his way home
14. Tips to Get Started
Think of a favorite story
Apply it to one of the categories
Myth, Legend, Fantasy, Adventure
Use your imagination!
Have an open mind!
15. Double Checking!
Which category describes your story?
Do you have all the literary components?
Setting, plot, characters, & theme
16. Writing Process
Story must be typed, 12 point font, double spaced
Paragraph format
Introduction & Conclusion
Minimum 1 page
Maximum 2 pages
17. Works Cited
Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrated
Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myth
Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legend
Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legend

Merriam Webster Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from Merriam Webster website:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasy
Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/adventure+
The Difference Between Myths and Legends. (n.d.). About.com. Retrieved October 1, 2009, fromhttp://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/grecoromanmyth1/a/mythslegends.htm
Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ settinghttp://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/theme.htm
Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ plot
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