My Favorite Family Tradition
W4.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
W.4.3.A Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W.4.3.B Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
W.4.3.C Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
W.4.3.D Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
W.4.3.E Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
What is a Personal Narrative?
Your assignment is to write an essay explaining your favorite family tradition. What is your tradition? When do you do this tradition? Why is it your favorite tradition?
First you need to understand what a tradition is. A tradition is something done or performed again and again through the years and sometimes throughout generations. It can be a big holiday like Christmas or something smaller like a small family tradition. For example, going to a certain each place each year with family.
Step One: Brainstorming
Step Two: Planning
Step three: Writing an Introduction