your setting. Make sure to use descriptive details and sensory
language to help set a mood.
when and where your narrative/story takes place,
why the protagonist is there, what was going on.
protagonist's and supporting characters
Establish a consistent point
as your introduce your characters.
your characters' overall mood.
how the incident began.
What were the characters doing and saying?
Use dialogue and suspense to develop your
characters and story.
of events: Show, rather than tell, the events of the story.
How were the characters' mood/feelings changing?
suspenseful action or conflict occur that leads to the
how the individual characters moods and actions start
Use dialogue to develop your characters and story.
movement, gestures and expressions.
Use dialogue and suspense to tell the high
point/peak of your narrative.
what happens immediately after the turning point/climax.
What what were the characters' reactions? Use dialogue when
Resolution: Tell the final events of your narrative.
how the protagonist and the supporting characters
feel in the end.
What does the
protagonist realizes or learns from this event.