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There are many different types of

narratives.
1. Fable
2. Legend
3. Romance
4. Mystery
5. Adventure
6. Historical fiction
7. Science fiction
8. etc

LOOK AT THIS PICTURE !

THE CROW AND THE JUG


ORIENTATI
ON

One hot day, a thirsty crow flew all over the fields looking
for water. For a long time, he could not find any. He felt
very weak, almost lost all hope. Suddenly, he saw a water
jug below the tree. He flew straight down to see if there
was any water inside. Yes, he could see some water
inside the jug!

COMPLICA
TION

The crow tried to push his head into the jug. Sadly, he
found that the neck of the jug was too narrow. Then he
tried to push the jug to tilt for the water to flow out but the
jug was too heavy.

ACTION
VERBS

PAST TENSE

The crow thought hard for a while. Then looking around it,
he saw some pebbles. he suddenly had a good idea. he
started picking up the pebbles one by one, dropping each
into the jug. As more and more pebbles filled the jug, the
water level kept rising. Soon it was high enough for the
crow to drink. His plan had worked!
v

RESOLUTI
ON

TIME
CONJUNCTIO
n

A.The definition of narrative text


Narrative text is a fiction or non-fiction story with complication
or problematic events and it tries to find the resolutions to solve
the problems.
B. The purpose of narrative text
The Purpose of Narrative Text is to amuse or to entertain the
reader/listener with a story.

Here are the generic structures of


Narrative Text
Introduces the
charcaters of the
story

ORIENTATION

Setting :
Time and Place

COMPLICATION
COMPLICATION
The problem
of the story

The problem
(the crisis) is
resolved

RESOLUTION
RESOLUTION

Moral
lesson

REORIENTATION
REORIENTATION

either in a
happy ending or
in a sad (tragic)
ending
Moral Value

THE LANGUAGE FEATURES OF


NARRATIVE TEXT
Using Past Tense

Thought, flew, saw, felt, tried, etc.

Using Action
Verbs

Flew, ran, walked, jumped, etc.

Using Time
Conjunction
Then, after, before, soon, etc.

THE WOLF AND THE STORK


THE WOLF AND THE STORK
A long time ago, the wolf and the stork were
A long time ago, the wolf and the stork were
friends. One day, the wolf asked the stork to come
friends. One day, the wolf asked the stork to come
to his house to eat. I would like to invite you to
to his house to eat. I would like to invite you to
have a dinner in my house, said the wolf.
have a dinner in my house, said the wolf.
Then the stork arrived at the wolfs house. The wolf
Then the stork arrived at the wolfs house. The wolf
put two bowls of soup so quickly. When he finished,
put two bowls of soup so quickly. When he finished,
he asked the stork, did you like my soup?.
he asked the stork, did you like my soup?.
But the stork was angry because he couldnt eat
But the stork was angry because he couldnt eat
the soup. His beak was too long! When the stork
the soup. His beak was too long! When the stork
went home, he was still hungry. The wolf laughed
went home, he was still hungry. The wolf laughed
and laughed.
and laughed.
Then the stork had an idea. He invited wolf to
Then the stork had an idea. He invited wolf to
come to dinner. He filled two pitchers with good
come to dinner. He filled two pitchers with good
soup. However, the wolf couldnt eat the soup
soup. However, the wolf couldnt eat the soup
because his mouth to big. The wolf was angry. The
because his mouth to big. The wolf was angry. The
wolf went home and felt hungry. The stork laughed

1. What is the topic of the text ?


2. What did wolf asked to stork ?
3. What did wolf serve to stork?
4. Why couldnt stork eat the soup?
5. Did the stork also invite the wolf to come
to have a dinner?
6. Why was the wolf angry ?

7. What is the synonym of asked?


8. What is the moral lesson of this story?