This “Welcome to the Apocalypse” Roll A Writing Prompt resource will get your students writing fictional stories about how the world will end - 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 catastrophe that has struck the world, when it happened (year), the survivors and their locations, one character quote that must be included and the type of gear available. The stories your students write will be rich with imagination, for sure!
☸ Example Rolls
⚀ -1- Catastrophe: Zombies (Onslaught of the Living Dead)
⚁ -2- Year: 1945
⚂ -3- Survivor(s): Remote Island (Surviving the aftermath)
⚃ -4- Character Quote: "This is our only chance."
⚄ -5- Gear: Faithful animal companion
⚠ 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
+ 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.
Check out my other Roll-A Writing Prompts!
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⇨ Super Hero
⇨ Valentine's Day
⇨ Pirate Adventure
⇨ Action Film
⇨ Space Odyssey
⇨ Halloween 1
⇨ Halloween 2
⇨ Ship Wrecked
⇨ Murder Mystery
⇨ Secret Agent
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⇨ 22 Creative and Fun Writing Prompts
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