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   Middle School Narrative Ideas

Middle School Narrative Essay Prompts

1. Favorite Memory Writing Prompt

Think of your favorite memory. It might be from a family event, a vacation, a dance, a class, a sport or something you did by yourself. Write a narrative essay that conveys the event and why it was so special to you. Make sure it has a beginning, middle and end.

2. First Time Narrative Prompt

Think of the first time that you ever did something. It might be the first time you played an instrument, the first time you slept over at someone else's house, the first time you performed on stage, the first time you kissed someone. How did you feel leading up to the event? During? After? Write a narrative essay that describes the event and expresses how it made you feel.

3. Preparation Narrative Topic

Think about a time when you were unprepared for something like a paper, speech, play, lesson or game. How did you feel when you realized you had forgotten to do or bring the work? Write a narrative essay with a beginning, middle and end that details the experience.

4. Goals Narrative Writing Essay

Think of a time when you set a difficult goal for yourself. Write a narrative essay where you describe the experience and how it made you feel. What was the goal, how did you prepare, work or study, and did you achieve it?

5. Lying Writing Idea

Think of a time that you lied or broke the rules. Why did you do it, who did you lie to, and did you get away with it? How did you feel before, during and afterwards? Write an essay about it with a beginning, middle, and end.

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