PERSONAL ESSAY PLAN (PERSONAL NARRATIVE)








-Introduction-


Topic: Childhood Memories/ Falling out of car


Focus: -Leaving the elementary school


-In the car


-Falling out of car


Thesis statement: The most memorable, most hilarious and ironically most painful


day of my childhood was the day I fell out of the car.





-Body 1-


Main Idea: Leaving the elementary school, (the chaos surrounding a mother trying to


control four boys causes her to forget to lock the doors).



Supporting Example 1: Last day of school -Teachers talking to Parents


-Kids in a rush


-Four boys


-Amazing summer Day


Supporting Example 2: Getting into car -The fight for the front seat.


-Impala 1982


-Getting out of the parking lot


Clincher: Mother forgets to lock doors


-Body 2-


Main Idea: In the car, fight breaks out in car which accidentaly causes door to open.


Supporting Example 1: Verbal battle. - Who? better Batman or Superman?


-Discussion turns into argument .


Supporting Example 2: Fighting starts -Argument turns into a fight.


-Punches are thrown.


-Brothers punch misses and grasps handle.


Clincher: Handle is pulled





-Body 3-


Main Idea: Falling out of car.


Supporting Example 1: Door opens -I feel a breeze.


-Nothing supporting my body.



Supporting Example 2: Impact - Hitting the ground.


- Rolling to a stop at the curb.


Supporting Example 3: Brothers Laugh /Missing -Brothers start to laugh


-Mom wondering why their laughing


looks in the mirror and sees me 200m


Back.





Panic -Mother panics and forgets how to stop the car.


-Conclusion-





Main Idea: Getting help ?ar coming in opposite direction stops.


-Mother regains control of car.


-no broken bones!


-Drivers son becomes good friend


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