Writing a Narrative Response
When you are taking an important test, you may be asked to create a piece of narrative writing in a short period of time. The task begins with a narrative writing prompt. Make sure you analyze it closely before you plan your writing.
Prewriting Analyzing the Prompt
A prompt is a set of directions that tells you several different things. Most prompts will tell you what to write about, what the overall goal or purpose is, and what form of writing to produce. Therefore, you need to read the prompt very carefully to ensure that you follow all the directions.
You can use the PAST questions listed below to make sure you understand what is expected of you.