The Very Short Story Starter

With 101 original and thought-provoking prompts, this workbook offers inspiration and guidance to help you write powerful stories under the creative constraints of length and time.

Author: John Gillard

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 1419730134

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Think about your writing from a new perspective and learn to tell a story in the most effective way possible with this flash fiction workbook. Popular with creative writers around the world, flash fiction is an ultra-short story format (usually 1,000 words or less) that distills a narrative into its most economic and impactful form. In this lay-flat paperback workbook you'll find 101 flash fiction writing prompts, each crafted to inspire an incredible variety of very short stories. Some prompts instruct you to focus on setting or developing a specific character. Other prompts ask you to play with story structure, to begin at the end or jump right into the middle of the action. You are also encouraged to bring the journal to different locations (a coffee shop or a museum) and take story cues from your surroundings. With helpful writing tips and just the right amount of space to write, this journal is the perfect tool to jump-start a flash fiction writing practice.

Creative Writing for Kids 4 Once Upon a Story

Look at the five-word story-starters below and think of very short stories to go with
them. Either start the story with them or include them in a story. Your stories
should include magic, princes, princesses, dragons or witches. Story starters 1.

Author: Amanda J Harrington

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244205119

Category: Education

Page: 78

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Creative Writing for Kids 4 Once Upon a Story uses the themes of fairy tales, magic, fantasy and familiar but exciting ideas to help children think and write creatively. This book works alongside others in the Creative Writing for Kids series or can be enjoyed by itself. The exercises include lots of pictures and story-starter tasks, as well as the story projects, Tell a Fairy-tale and Uncle Arthur. They help children explore their own imagination in the safe framework of fairy-tale lands. Children feel they know about this subject before they start, which gives them the confidence to take new steps and create their own worlds.

Magic Story Starters

There are five reproducible units , each one increasing in difficulty : • Words ,
Words — gets children • Giant Steps - the ending of a story started with a list of
words to use in is given and children write a writing a very brief story . beginning
and ...

Author: Linda Polon

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 0673185613

Category: Creative writing (Elementary education)

Page: 44

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Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

Creative Writing for Kids volumes 1 4

In this section, you have to write short stories – very short stories! These are
based around story-starters of only a few words, or even one word. This means
you have some help to start your story but must think of the rest yourself. To help
you ...

Author: Amanda J Harrington

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781326547271

Category:

Page: 400

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This complete set of the Creative Writing for Kids series brings together four very distinct books, each with their own personality and overall theme. Creative Writing for Kids 1 is full of story starters, mini-stories, plans, comic strips and picture starters which are a good place to start with creative writing. Creative Writing for Kids 2 also has lots of fun story starters and ideas but also includes longer length activities which help children to work on more in-depth writing without being overwhelmed. Creative Writing for Kids 3: Winter Tales uses the themes of Winter, holidays, seasonal fun and familiar but exciting ideas to help children think and write creatively. Once upon a story... uses magical and fantastical ideas and imagery to encourage children to create their own stories about lands full of wizards and witches, goblins and giants. Both Winter Tales and Once upon a story... include longer projects as well as story starters and picture-based activities.

Story Starters Creative Writing Tools for Different Genres

STARTERS: RANDOM Shuffle all the cards together. Have student(s) draw a
card or a number of cards as specified by a spinner or ... Give students a very
brief brainstorming time to read and figure out how to add to the other student's
story.

Author: Andrew Frinkle

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781312650725

Category: Education

Page: 230

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Get my NEW freshly redone creative writing tools all in one printable volume! This contains all of my previous sets of cards, many with edits and fixes. They have also been reworked in a paper-saving smaller format. You now get 9-15 per page instead of 4. That really helps when you print 1200 cards! Great Starts Cards offer a title and some hints on how to get started. 5 activities are included for using them. Story Starters Cards offer genre-specific items, characters, plots, and settings along with 10 activities to help you make your own stories from THOUSANDS of combinations. INCLUDED SETS ARE: Great Starts - Titles and Plots (EXPANDED) Great Starts - Titles and Starting Sentences Story Starters - Asian Adventures Story Starters - Dramatic Fiction Story Starters - Fantasy and Fairy Tales Story Starters - Historical Fiction Story Starters - Horror and Thrillers Story Starters - Religious Stories (NEW) Story Starters - Science Fiction Story Starters - Spanish Telenovelas (FIXED TRANSLATIONS)

Carschooling

She had many story - starter ideas in the bag . ... she would pull out the bag and
say , ' Once Upon A Time . . . and then let one of the kids pull a story - starter
scrap of paper from the bag and read ... Sometimes the stories would be very
short .

Author: Diane Flynn Keith

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: PSU:000049844467

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 350

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Offers a variety of educational car games and activities for children ages four to fourteen, including "Dashboard Decimal Drills," "18-Wheeler Chemistry," "Glove Compartment Geography," and "Rest Stop Olympics." Original. 10,000 first printing.

Story Starters on Ancient Japan

... ONE NICELY SHAPED POINTED PROTRUDING SMALL VERY OBVIOUS
VIRTUES BRAVE CAUTIOUS COWARDLY ... FUROSHIKI - (wrapping cloth)
GETA - (wooden clogs) HACHIMAKI - (headband) HAPPI COAT - (short, kimono-
styled ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000019432328

Category: Creative writing

Page: 60

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Includes reproducibles for classroom use.

New Zealand Books in Print

... Winter ; PAULINE CARTWRIGHT , Big bk 16p 1-91 $ 30.00 ( 0790103737 ) ,
Poetry ; Shortland Publications Winter ; PAULINE ... Wired Kiwis : The really
useful New Zealand guide to the internet ; PETER WIGGINS , PB 232p 240x176
3-96 $ 29.95 ( 0908704372 ) ... MAHY , PB 32p 1-87 $ 10.95 ( 0140554262 ) ,
Children's Fiction ; Penguin Books NZ ( Picture Puffin ] Witch's Brew ( Story
Starters ) ; M ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B5166871

Category: New Zealand

Page:

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Story Starters on Ancient Greece

Character is talkative and prone to error . He / she is short and overweight .
Character appears wealthy , but is living off ... He is rather fat and not very
intelligent . He is a hoplite , a heavily - armed spearman . Character is old -
fashioned and ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000019432373

Category: Creative writing (Secondary education)

Page: 60

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Includes reproducibles for classroom use.

Short Vowel Sounds

... Teacher's Edition For the student For the teacher Kaleidoscope (audio tapes
available) — Eight very short novels (16 to ... reader/workbook with 18 sample
student experience stories and 24 story starters In the Know, Teacher's Guide CA
.

Author: Frank Charles Laubach

Publisher:

ISBN: 0883369125

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 80

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English in Australia

DR Short Story Starters , compiled and edited by Walter McVitty ( Macmillan ) ,
1979 , Paperback , 174 pp . , $ 3 . 95 . ... I find I am often making the comment in
reviews that collections of short stories are extremely useful as part of a teacher '
s ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X000739834

Category: English language

Page:

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Story Prompts That Work

Story Prompts That Work includes enough detailed prompts to write a story a week for an entire year (and then go back and use the prompts again the next year).

Author: Carly Berg

Publisher: Magic Lantern Press

ISBN: 0996254757

Category:

Page: 150

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There's nothing like a well-crafted, guided story starter to put a stop to that dreaded empty computer screen! Story Prompts That Work includes enough detailed prompts to write a story a week for an entire year (and then go back and use the prompts again the next year). Each prompt has enough options and examples that they'll work well for just about anyone. Carly Berg is a freelance writer who's also been both an editor and a teacher, so she's got you covered on this one. Other Books by Carly Berg: Writing Flash Fiction: How To Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published (Then Re-Publish Them All Together as a Book) Coffee House Lies: 100 Cups of Flash Fiction www.carlyberg.com

Integrating the Literature of Beverly Cleary in the Classroom

Write Like a Master The four short story starter themes below center around a
very intelligent dog with uncanny abilities . When it comes to dealing with other
animals and humans , your lead animal / character has no equal . Test your
writing ...

Author: Thomas J. Palumbo

Publisher: Milestone

ISBN: 0866536108

Category: Literature

Page: 172

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Grade level: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, e, p, i, t.

Interactions

Setting Short Cues The key in setting descriptions is also showing readers rather
than telling them . ... Plot cues ( Pretend it's raining very hard and a little boy is
lost ) are story starters , and story starters deprive young writers of the joys and ...

Author: Leif Fearn

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: PSU:000045382987

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 519

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Publisher description: This book provides detailed instruction on teaching writing within language arts programs in K-8 classrooms. All components of learning to write are explicitly taught, with emphasis given to interactions of writing with reading, spelling, vocabulary instruction, and other language arts. A special feature is the inclusion of sustatined instructional strategies that simulate practice.

Reading Diagnosis and Direct Instruction

Next , list open - ended story starters on the chalkboard and have each child
respond . Instruct students that ... Give them written passages and short stories
and guide them in making inferences . ... Easier tasks can focus on events that
are extremely familiar to the pupils : holidays , games , television programs , and
so forth .

Author: William H. Rupley

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin School

ISBN: STANFORD:36105032812856

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Writing Assessment Handbook

( A short story often covers very short period of time . ) a Some of the suggested
assignments below are one - period , impromptu story starters , typical of the
assignments that will be used in the CAP Writing Test , while others are more fully
 ...

Author: Francie Alexander

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105032992658

Category: English language

Page:

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Reflects philosophy of Model Curriculum Guide for the English-Language Arts (K-8).

Story Starters on Ancient Africa

Tiiriiiiiiiiii Character is very unpredicatable . He / she lives in the Kalahari Desert .
He / she has brown skin and black hair . His / her hair curls into tight little knobs
called peppercorns . DI Character is short and wiry . He / she carries reeds in his
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000019432311

Category: Africa

Page: 60

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Includes reproducibles for classroom use.

Story Starters and Science Notebooking

Students record this key ( or a key with symbols of their choosing ) at the very
bottom of their chart . Variables The variables ... Web sites , which can be
annotated with a brief description and appropriate keywords . The students can
then visit ...

Author: Sandy Buczynski

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: UOM:39015084116857

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Story Starters and Science Notebooking: Developing Student Thinking Through Literacy and Inquiry is designed to provide a meaningful, comfortable framework in which teachers and parents can encourage elementary children to explore scientific ideas in an inquiry-oriented format.

Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students

Students can select their own story ideas , story starters can be used ( e.g. , "
Corey was a huge , friendly black dog . ... In the story - writing lesson plans , very
short stories are provided to read with students so they may find the story parts .

Author: Karen R. Harris

Publisher: Brookes Pub

ISBN: UOM:39076002727795

Category: Education

Page: 431

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Highly-effective, field-tested lesson plans that will help transform struggling elementary and middle school students into skilled writers