This “Encounter of the 3rd Kind” Alien Roll A Writing Prompt resource will get your students writing crazy science-fiction, alien encounter stories which will definitely showcase their creativity! With over 7770 unique possible combinations, you could use this year after year and never get tired of the outcomes! Students roll a dice to decide the type of alien encountered, where the contact happened, the purpose of the visit, one character quote that must be included and the type of technology available. The stories your students write will be rich with imagination, for sure!
☸ Example Rolls
⚀ -1- Type of Alien: Insectoid
⚁ -2- Contact Location: Alien Homeworld
⚂ -3- Purpose of Visit: Saving from impending doom!
⚃ -4- Character Quote: "Trust me."
⚄ -5- Technology: Stargate
⚠ Preview Product
Download the PREVIEW to view a demo with student-friendly instructions.
+ A full-page sheet detailing the options for each side of a dice (black and white)
+ Printable dice template (two dice per page)
+ British and American English versions
+ Recording and story writing sheet
+ Student-friendly instructional presentation
✂ Teacher Preparation Instructions
Ensure students understand the basics of narrative writing before implementing in the classroom.
✂ Suggestions for Use in the Classroom
You could print a copy to add to writing centres, display the color version on the board for a class activity or hand out individual copies to students.
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