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The Personal Narrative

Mindfulness, Embodiment, and Drama > Literature


In this lesson, students discover the four step process of telling a personal narrative.

Activity Notes

  • Follow along with the video.
    1. Make a list of all possible story ideas
    2. Choose the one story idea you want to develop, using lots of details
    3. Using a story map or other graphic organizer, put all the events of the story in order
    4. Write a paragraph for what happens FIRST, THEN, NEXT, LAST

Artist Notes

  • Once you have written your personal narrative, find a friend or family member to share it with.