Narrative Writing

Using Sensory Words

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Pie

I can learn new sensory words to help improve my writing.

I can read I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie

I can write down a list of my favorite things the old lady swallows in the book.

I can use sensory words to describe my list of favorite things the old lady swallows in the book.

I can write a narrative using sensory words to describe my experiences with the I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie.


*Extra Credit: Challenge Activity: Look at the other books about an old lady who swallows something. Write an narrative essay to compare and contrast two of the old lady who swallowed something books. Use sensory words to help improve your writing.

What are sensory words?

1. Take notes on what sensory words are, write down at least five sensory words that you might could use in an essay

Story Time!

Take notes on what the old lady swallowed. We will focus on There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Pie for our writing activity.

Narrative Essay Assignment

Now you will write a narrative essay about three of the things the old lady swallowed. Pick three of your favorite things that she swallowed to write about. You will use sensory words to describe the things she swallowed. Think about each item she swallowed and describe how it makes you feel. Your essay will have a beginning, middle, and ending.


Dr. Wise's Narrative Essay Example