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These pieces are strong examples of fictional narratives that provide a level of quality for which fifth and sixth grade students may strive. As with any written work of art, none of these pieces is perfect. Nevertheless, each piece does many things well, and any one piece may serve as a model or ignite ideas for your own fictional narrative.
My legs were burning, and when I looked down, they were on fire. The finish line seemed miles away. Then my clock radio turned on, and my mind shifted, happily, to reality—but only for a moment.
Now the finish line moved farther away, and my feet could barely lift off the ground. But my mind returned again to the dream, and suddenly I fell into a hole that appeared in the track out of nowhere.
This time I sat up in bed, blue sheets twisted around me. I rubbed my eyes, finally clearing my head of the weird nightmare. He had asked about the track team, and I had commented that the boys seemed to hate me. My dad had been watching baseball, sitting in his brown leather easy chair.
I pulled on blue nylon shorts and a smiley face t-shirt, grabbed my running sneakers, and snuck down the carpeted stairs. Once outside, I sat down on the old deck and pulled on my sneakers.
My legs were itching to run. Quickly I tied the laces, then jogged down our gravel driveway. Once I hit the sidewalk, I picked up my pace. I had a track meet Saturday. Soon my mind was filled with nothing. My pace set, my feet hit the sidewalk steadily as a clock. The grass was mowed, and a well-tended garden grew in the front yard, just like at my house.
I waved but quickly turned back toward my house. When I jogged past him, he barked a greeting at me and continued chewing. After school that day, at the Morgan High track, the team gathered around the high-jump mat.
McCoy, our coach, started the roll call. McCoy continued to call the roll. I stared down at the black track as my hands curled into fists. I tried not to punch the thing closest to me, which happened to be Coach McCoy. I would like all of you to practice your events. Just do your best on Saturday.
Along the way he kept addressing us as boys and men. It happened every time, but still my stomach hardened and I clenched my teeth. Mark, to the javelin.The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.
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