Narrative Critique or Review

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NAME ______________________________________ DATE _________________ CLASS ______
Narrative Critique / Review
DIRECTIONS: Work with a partner to read or reread one of the narratives provided.
Discuss or answer the questions that follow. . .
1. What is the title of the narrative you chose?
2. What quotes can you find in which the writer uses description? Is the description vivid?
Explain your answer.
3. What quotes can you find in which the writer uses dialogue? Does the dialogue make
the story more effective? Explain your answer.
4. What quotes can you find in which the writer shows action? Does the action make the
story more effective? Explain your answer.
5. How does the writer start the story? Briefly explain how it draws you in OR how it could
be improved.
6. How does the writer finish the story? Briefly explain how it “ties up” the main idea or
moral of the story OR how it could be improved.
7. What are some questions that a reader might still have after reading the narrative
8. Use the R.A.C. E. formula to create a fully developed response to the writing
prompts below.
Select and circle one of the following and then answer the questions that follow:
description
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dialogue
action
How or where would you have added more of the element selected to make this
narrative more interesting?
How does the writer finish the story? Briefly explain
how it “ties up” the main idea or moral of the story OR how it could be improved.
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Of the narratives read in class, which did you like best and why?
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