Story Openings

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 slides, encourage your pupils to write their own starters for original stories or narratives.

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Pros

  • Quotations by well-known authors effectively demonstrate how to write each type of story starter
Cons

  • Does not prompt viewers to write anything until the very end