Students will re-read the opening and closing paragraphs of No Name Woman by Maxine Hong Kingston and identify and evaluate the techniques she uses to draw the reader into her narrative. Students will write a personal narrative using narrative and language techniques discussed in class. Each person will have his/her narrative edited by a classmate. Students will be assessed on their ability to draw the reader into their narrative and incorporate the language techniques and figurative language discussed in No Name Woman by Maxine Hong Kingston and Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa.
Writing a Personal Narrative
Subject English Language Arts
Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Handout, Lesson Plan