Tips for Choosing a Topic• Who would the audience of your
personal narrative be? Friends? Family
members? Other people your age?• Will your personal narrative entertain? Reveal
something about yourself? Inform? Reveal an
important side of yourself?• Write a catchy slogan or phrase that
describes the main point of your personal
narrative.• Make a list of events in your personal
narrative. Write each one on a
separate index card. Arrange the
cards in order.• Share your key ideas with a partner.
Which idea does your partner like best?• How would you summarize your personal narrative in a
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