Writer’s Checklist for Writing a Narrative:
1.Is my title and introduction enticing?
My title and introduction is in my opinion enticing. *
2.Is my thesis effective?
I believe that my thesis statement is very effective. *
3.Have I included enough details so the reader can visualize my experience? *
The details included in my essay should give the reader a clear view on my experience. *
4.Are the events presented in a logical sequence?
The events included in my essay are presented in a logical sequence. *
5.Have I used transitions to help the sequence of events flow smoothly? *
I have used transitions to help t sequence of evens flow smoothly. *
6.Have I used dialogue (if appropriate)?
If dialogue was appropriate it has been used.
7.Have I used a consistent point of view and verb tense? *
In my essay I have used a consistent point of view and verb tense. *
8.Is the point of my narrative evident?
The point of my narrative is evident throughout the essay. *
9.Have I ended the story satisfactorily?
I believe and feel I have ended the story satisfactorily. *
10.Have I proofread thoroughly?
I have proofread thorough, and also had another proof reader read my narrative througly. (Adapted from Write Now, pp. 110-111)
Military’s Impact On My Life
By Daniel Hamilton
The moment that had the most impact in my life would be when I joined the United States Army. Before the day that I signed up I never in my life pictured that I would be where I am today because of the Military. The day that I left for basic training was the beginning of a whole new life.
I joined the Army July 27th 2009, and at the time I was still under the age of eighteen. I had to have my parents consent, and they were in full support of my choice to enlist. This didn’t come to a big surprise to my parents, because my older brother was already enlisted, serving time in...
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