Narrative Writing Worksheets
Our collection of narrative writing worksheets & resources. What is a narrative? A narrative is a story, and its purpose is to entertain
Narratives are all structured in a similar way. They begin with an orientation (the introduction). After the orientation is the complication (the problem), and then the resolution.
The orientation introduces the reader to the characters in the story and the setting. The complication is the most exciting part of the narrative. It’s where something goes wrong for the main character/s. The problem of the story is solved in the resolution.
Our worksheets help teach narrative structure, language elements, how to write sizzling starts and more!
Narrative Structure and Features
|Features Match-Up: Definitions
Cut and paste to match the features and structural elements to their definitions.
|Features Match-Up: Excerpts
Cut and paste to match the features and structural elements to excerpts from a narrative.
|Narrative Labelled Exemplar
An exemplar highlighting the structure and different language elements of a narrative.
Cut and paste to place the parts of the narrative in the correct order.
|Features of a Narrative Worksheet
Read the narrative and then identify the different narrative features.
|Narrative Word Search
Find the narrative elements & language features!
Narrative Writing Prompts
Browse our growing collection of narrative prompt cards and resources.
A sizzling start’ is an exciting way to begin a story!
|Sizzling Starts Match-Up
Cut and paste to match each of the sizzling starts” to their technique.
|Sizzling Starts Worksheet
Write an example of a narrative opening to match each of the sizzling starts.
|Sizzling Starts Poster
A display poster showing different techniques to start narratives with a bang!
Narrative Writing Planning Templates
|Narrative Planning Sheet Ver. 1||Narrative Planning Sheet Ver. 2|
|Narrative Planning Sheet Ver. 3||Narrative Planning Sheet Ver. 4|