Enhancing Narrative Writing Ability of A Ci Learner With The Help of Picture Stories and Mind Maps

  • Qurratulain Ershad Department of Education, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0104-2187
  • Sumaira Noreen Department of History at Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Keywords: Cochlear Implant, Narratives, Mind Maps, Picture Stories


The present research aimed at investigating the impact and benefits of picture storytelling and mind maps on the narrative abilities of a CI student. Action research was conducted to improve help CI learner write better narratives using picture stories and mind maps. An action-research was conducted to help CI learners to improve their narrative writing skills. The data was collected over a period of six months, during which the participant was taught for 30-40 minutes daily.  The overall results showed a significant improvement in narrative writing ability of the participant. The result also depicted efficacy of picture storytelling and mind maps leading to essential need to incorporate them in English classes in order to help the CI learner to write to narratives to her best of her abilities. This research also showed the effectuality of these strategies as a guide to teachers providing guidance in planning and conducting English language lessons.