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269 resources with the concept story writing

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Narrative Writing

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Enhance narrative writing instruction with engaging and interactive planning pages. Eight lessons take authors through the process of writing a narrative story, two lessons prompt writers to create a personal narrative, and a...
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Make Your Own Fly Guy Comic

For Students K - 3rd
Is your class reading Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold? Get them involved in the story-creation process with this partially blank comic strip template. Learners take a look at the first and last panels and then fill in the remaining four with...
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Summer Fun...

For Teachers K - 5th
Extend learning through summer with these activity ideas! Individuals can choose one or all nine of the activities, which range from a summer reading goal to an examination of local insects (with accompanying story prompt). See the...
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Lost and Found

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
You're walking down the street and find a wallet on the ground. What do you do with it? This age-old scenario serves as a narrative writing prompt that challenges children to come up with creative stories describing the fate of the lost...
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Tell the Story - Kitty on the Roof

For Students K - 1st
Oh, no! Kitty is stuck on the roof! Young writers must decide how Johnny will rescue this frantic feline, telling what happens next with words and pictures.
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Finish the Snowman: Tell the Story

For Students K - 3rd
Using pictures and words young writers create a story about a snowman decorated with "funny things."
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Tell the Story - The Cows Go Shopping

For Students K - 2nd
Will Casey get a can of clover? After examining the provided writing prompt about Casey's trip to the grocery store, young writers must decide what happens next and tell their story with words and pictures.
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Silly Stories

For Students Pre-K - 4th Standards
Young writers get a jump start on story telling by selecting a plot, a setting, and multiple character cards and then use these basic elements to create a tale.
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Yoruba Legends: Southern Nigeria

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore legends and storytelling with your learners. After listening to some legends, pupils work collaboratively and then individually to come up with original legends about animals.
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My Story

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Get your class started on description and dialogue with a Jolly phonics worksheet! Learners decide what the three illustrated characters are talking about and write a brief description of their conversation.
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Encourage young writers to tell their stories with a fun format. The title page provides space for a picture, author's name, and illustrator's name. Next, a story page includes lines for a short story, and a final page announces the end...
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Flap Books and Other Lapbook Templates

For Teachers K - 5th
Lapbooks, flap books, pop-up books. Kids create their own with the help of the many templates provided by this resource.
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A+ Writing Prompts

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Shake it up! Shake your tablet to bring up a unique writing prompt for journaling or blogging with your class. Shake again and a new one appears. Prompts can come from different categories (sketches, scenes, texts, words, news) to help...
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Point of View: How will your story be told?

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Selecting the point of view for your story isn't actually as easy as you might imagine. Will you choose first person? First person omniscient? Third person limited? Review your options with this PowerPoint. Many story writers don't...
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is an amazing lesson on story writing for young writers. After listening to a history of chocolate, learners utilize the many worksheets embedded in the plan to construct their own stories about chocolate. They must cut out the...
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Sentences and Stories

For Students 3rd - 4th
A handy activity is here for you to help coach your writers on how to construct a complete sentence, how to correctly punctuate it, and what kinds of words should go in them. After a discussion, pupils are charged with writing a short...
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Write a Short Story

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students compare two paintings, depicting urban life in America in the 1940's, answering a series of questions, then create a short story about the paintings' characters. They compare 'Nighthawks' and 'Nightlife.'
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Things To Remember When Writing a Story

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a set of useful reminders for children to think about when writing stories. They are coached on when to capitalize letters, how to properly use punctuation marks, when to use lots of description words, and to remember to have a...
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Magical Math-ical Dragon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read picture books in which mathematics and solutions to math problems play a role in the action. After discussing the books and how the author used math problems to tell a story, they create their own magical, math-ical story...
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Instill a Passion for Writing Short Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Quick writing tips and tricks to guide and polish learners' narrative writing.
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Cartoon Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
All ages love to engage in cartoon writing –- little do they know that they actually learn quite a bit from it! In an instructional session focused on literacy syntax and vocabulary, your pupils work cooperatively to draw six pictures...
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Create a Book with Student Treasures

For Teachers 1st - 6th
You can't publish a story until after it has been revised and edited! Budding authors investigate the writing process while drafting an original story. They select a topic, complete a rough draft, edit it, revise it, and finally publish...
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Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Scholars of all ages can use the various tools of technology to construct and illustrate a story. Utilizing this resource, learners work with a partner to brainstorm and draft a story based on personal experience. They use computer...
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Make a Memory with Movie Maker

For Teachers 8th - 12th
There is nothing more exciting than allowing learners to express themselves through a creative medium. In groups, they write narrative stories, focusing on building a strong storyline and dialogue. Next, they transform their stories into...