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169 resources with the concept story starters

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Halloween for Upper Elementary

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Celebrate Halloween with the help of a collection consisting of a variety of resources covering multiple subjects. Take a look at the notes section to discover which subject is addressed—math, English language arts, arts and crafts,...
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Literacy Dice

For Students K - 4th Standards
Reinforce literacy skills using a six-sided die that focuses on phonics and story starters. Scholars roll, and show what they know about blends, plots, and more! 
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Additional Folklife Information

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Use a packet packed with ideas for how to celebrate the traditions of your country, state, community, and pupils's families. Suggestions for how to draw on oral and material traditions, customs, beliefs, music, and stories all find a...
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Story Starters for "Many Beginnings"

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
An alien at dinner? An eerie train whistle? A parent trying to be hip? Get your creative writers going with a list of story starters.
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Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
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Did You Know?

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Learn how to spot termite damage with an informational paragraph and writing prompt. After reading some facts about termites, write a story about alerting your parents to termite damage in your new house.
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Did You Know?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Have you ever been bitten by a mosquito? Learn about mosquitoes and why they need water, nectar, and blood to survive with an informative worksheet. Then, write a few paragraphs explaining what a mosquito is to a space alien.
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Did You Know?

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What would happen if you woke up one day and had become a housefly? What kinds of things would you do? Use the facts at the top of a worksheet to write a paragraph or short story about being a housefly.
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Monster Party Story Starter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young writers can contemplate a cartoon zombie's brain while they write a creative story. The theme is Halloween and the issue is that the writer invited real monsters to his or her party. Big mistake! Or was it?
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Talking Pumpkin Story Starter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Get your ghouls and gals writing on Halloween! Learners write about what their jack o' lantern said when it suddenly came to life. A cute pumpkin graphic and a fun font spices up the resource.
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Story Starters

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here you will find a set of brilliant story starters which can be used to give children ideas for a story. There are ten story starters all together, and each one of them should tickle the imagination of your young writers. Sometimes, a...
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The Beginning, The Middle, & The End

For Teachers K - 2nd
Cut magazine pictures into three sections, having your youngsters piece the pictures back together. With this fun activity, they discover the importance of sequencing a story. Then they use a fun template (shaped like a burger) to write...
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Wiki-Choose your Own Adventure (Terry the Tennis Ball)

For Teachers 3rd
Looking for a good lesson on story writing? This lesson is for you! After hearing how a "Choose Your Own Adventure" story is organized, writers are given a prompt embedded in the lesson. They work with a partner in order to create an...
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Writing Leads

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Creative writing allows your students to explore their imagination and connect to literature in a personal way. This presentation will help you discuss what a good writing lead, or attention grabber is. Included are a list of lead types...
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Come Here

For Teachers K - 1st
Practice handwriting and telling stories with a series of lines. After tracing the first few words in a sentence, learners finish the dialogue tag by writing the name of a person, animal, or an imaginary object.
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Story Openings

For Teachers 4th - 7th
How should you begin a story? Show this presentation to give your class a few ideas. Each slide includes information about story openings and examples of certain types of story openings written by well-known authors. After showing the...
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A Fond Farewell

For Students 5th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students read a story starter about a friend who must move away out of town. Students finish the story about how this will affect the friendship.
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I Have Never Been So Angry

For Students 4th - 5th
In this writing activity, students read the story starter which says "I have never been so angry as the time..." Students finish the story.
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Story Starters for Beginning Readers and Writers

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Pupils respond to a story starters about a dinosaur, present, pet store, puppy or another topic of interest to primary-grade students. They dictate or write stories in response to 15 story starters designed to develop language skills.
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Printable Story Starter: Treasure in the Daisies

For Students 3rd - 4th
Class members can practice using sensory details and imagery with this writing prompt, which provides a vivid introduction about a girl who discovers a treasure box in her mother's garden. The middle, ending, and title of the story are...
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Printable Story Starter: The Get-Away

For Students 3rd - 4th
This fun, creative writing prompt invites young writers to continue the story of Boe and Tim, who discover a hot air balloon while escaping from their big sisters. The worksheet provides a space where learners can finish the middle and...
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Silly Story Starters

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm some ideas for each of the columns. As they call them out, write some on the sticky notes until each sticky note is used for each column They stay in the same groups; have each group draw one sticky note from...
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Conversation With a Leprechaun Story Starter

For Students 1st - 2nd
Here's a worksheet for St. Patrick's Day! Learners read a story starter about a conversation with a leprechaun they meet on a path, and generate the ending of the story and illustrate their work.
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If I were…

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this story starter worksheet, students read the prompt written inside each gingerbread man shape and complete the story. Each starter is printed on a separate page; all are holiday or winter related.