This is a writing activity that I've been using for 10 years! My students absolutely love it, and it forces them to tell a story from the perspective of an historically inanimate object. The addressed CCSS standards are included in this worksheet.
I have been teaching middle school for 10 years. Prior to that, I worked in Hispanic advertising in NYC. Currently, I serve as the school's Writing Content Specialist, and I recently earned my Master's degree in Educational Administration.