Writing Handout E-3: Narration Essay Guidelines Structuring a Narration Essay A narration is simply the telling of a story. Whenever someone recounts an event or tells a story, he or she is using narration. A narration essay recounts an event or tells a story to illustrate an idea. A narration essay may be entertaining or informative. There are five basic steps to writing a narrative essay. 1.
Narrative Essay Skills. Narrative Writing Lesson plans and other teaching resources Action Chains Students learn to elaborate on an event in a narrative by expanding their sentences into action chains. Expanding single actions into an action chain provides the reader with a more detailed picture of an event in a narrative.This lesson is designed for grades 3-5.