My First Bike Ride – Grade 11, Rain

This personal narrative is written by one of my grade 11 students. He has successfully sequenced the events leading to the climax, which is descriptively depicted, helping readers to vividly imagine the scene. He has used some of the elements of fiction, such as dialogue and foreshadowing to make the …

The Sunhat – Candy, Grade 11

This personal narrative is written by one of my grade 11 students. She has aptly described a number of rising actions, which clearly portray her type of character, helping readers better digest the climactic scene. She has also used a number of literary devices, such as simile, and imagery, to …

Bad Choices – Ray, Grade 7

This personal narrative is written by one of my grade 7 students. The narrative is very detailed and contains some literary devices, which make it more interesting to read. The sudden feeling of regret that the writer experiences when he looks at the photos, unable to find himself in any …

Focus – Alan, Grade 8

This personal narrative is written by one of my grade 8 students. He has successfully sequenced the events leading to the climax, which is descriptively depicted, helping readers to vividly imagine the scene. He has used some of the elements of fiction, such as dialogue and foreshadowing to make the …

Unexpected Gift – Eric, Grade 7

This personal narrative is written by one of my grade 7 students. He has used some of the elements of fiction, such as dialogue, flashback, suspense, to make the narrative an interesting piece to read. He has also used a number of literary devices, such as simile, and imagery, to …

The Lullaby

Inspired by the joy of watching my 11-month old daughter fall asleep in my arms, I decided to write this personal narrative. Embellished with imagery and a number of other literary devices, such as the occasional use of rhythm and rhyme, the narrative reflects the ambivalent feelings that parents might …