Creative and fun graphic organizers, templates, writing prompts and story generators to get students planning and creating great stories with layered characters, interesting plot sequences and more! So many uses for these resources - add them to your literacy centres, print them for sub plans, supplement your lessons, create assignments - your imagination is the limit!
Analyzing the narrative arc - the exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution - is a staple of reading stories of any genre, and this plot arc graphic organizer provides plenty of room for students to jot down ideas and notes.
16 fun and creative character profile worksheets that students can use to create their own character profiles for a story, or to analyse characters in novels or film. Due to the differing style of these templates and lines for note-taking OR white spaces for doodling/drawing, you can easily differentiate for your students!
An aesthetically pleasing scaffolded novel review worksheet that can be used with ANY book for ANY subject/topic, with plenty of space for students to write notes and answer the question prompts.
If story prompts aren't getting your students going, try this fun story generator activity of over 22.5 MILLION combination outcomes, tasking students to write zany, complicated and detailed narratives of all sorts of genres! Simply cut along the lines of the prompts and the deposit the categories into containers like envelopes or hats. Students then randomly draw a protagonist, antagonist, theme and setting (and up to 3 additional wildcard prompts if desired), then go and write a short story! The fun is in the challenge of making the random elements fit together!
Fun and creative worksheet that should clarify to students the differences between direct and indirect speech with regard to character dialogue. This 2-page worksheet contains seven excerpts from popular authors (JK Rowling, Stephen King, George R.R. Martin, Dean Koontz, Jodi Picoult, Kate Forsyth and Michael Crichton) of varying genres from high fantasy to horror. Students then must rewrite these excerpts in the opposite mode of speech.
19 thought-provoking writing prompts based on works of popular fiction, displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner and single-sided for convenience! Each prompt is in a different font, giving a unique feel every single time the prompt page is seen. Each prompt is based on a popular work of fiction, giving students the chance to cast themselves in the plots, characters or themes of world-renowned novels. Perfect for fast finishers, brain breaks, daily warm-ups, journal writing - endless options!
Crisp, clean and student-friendly newspaper templates perfect for any subject or topic – great for analyzing historic events, writing reports, setting the scene or any idea involving current or past moments of note! Templates have room for issue/dates, headlines and bylines, images/illustrations with captions and call-outs/quotes.
This Vocabulary Graphic Organizer is a versatile resource for all vocabulary-related lessons. With this organizer, students will research the definition of a word, write their own definition, write a meaningful sentence using the word (or you could task them with writing a sentence from a novel using the word), illustrate the word and also provide a few synonyms and antonyms for the word for complete clarification. All these steps will ensure your student fully comprehends the vocabulary words!
Are your students struggling to identify the who, what, why, when, where and how’s in newspaper articles, stories or history events? These 5 graphic organizers are a fun way for students to note the important aspects of any event in any subject! Your imagination is the limit!
Diary or journal writing paper in 16 different designs! Are your students keeping track of their days by journaling? Why not showcase their best work on these smart designs? Students will enjoy planning their diary or journal entry based on the design they are given.
22 interesting and creative writing prompts for students, displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner and single-sided for convenience! Each prompt is in a different font, giving a unique feel every single time. Perfect for fast finishers, brain breaks, daily warm-ups, journal writing - endless options!
This Thanksgiving Writing Prompt resource will get your students writing creative and heart-warming stories! 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 a major and minor character, the setting, a thankful event and an item or prop for a Thanksgiving tale with this handy writing prompt resource.
22 interesting and reflective writing prompts for students, displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner in two ways: all on one sheet for convenience or individually as high-quality images with abstract textural backgrounds! Each prompt is completely different, giving a unique feel and eliciting a unique response every single time.
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