Voyages in English 2018 Gr. 5 Practice Bk

© Loyola Press. Voyages in English Grade 5 Name Date L E S S O N Chapter 1 • 133 For additional help, review pages 220–223 in your textbook or visit A personal narrative should have three easily identified parts: an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Write true or false for each statement about personal narratives. Then rewrite each false statement to make it true. 1. The introduction of a personal narrative does not need to grab the reader’s attention, but should identify the topic. 2. The body of a personal narrative has details that tell the story in spatial order. 3. Do not worry about including too many details. The reader can decide whether or not they are important. 4. In the conclusion of a personal narrative, the writer can share what he or she may have learned. 5. Sometimes it is helpful to freewrite about an experience so you can remember all the details about it. 6. Freewriting words such as first, next, and last show how events are connected. Underline the transition words in the passage. Then write an interesting introduction and conclusion. First, I left my homework on the kitchen table. After that, I almost missed the bus. For the next hour, I kept feeling like I had forgotten something, but I couldn’t remember what. Then it was lunchtime and I remembered. I’d forgotten my lunch! Luckily, my best friend loaned me some money for a hot lunch. 2 Introduction, Body, and Conclusion