Drifty’s Fire-Breathing Birthday — Creative Writing Story Prompts — DIY Story

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
9 pages


Great for distance learning! Get story prompts that combine to make a mini-book, even as you help students work on their sequencing skills! This first story in the “Drifty the Dragon” Series is about a 10-year-old dragon who wants to breathe fire and have a birthday party.

How do these WRITING prompts work? The first page of each book starts a story. On most successive pages, students are given an opening sentence and an ending sentence. They get to use their CREATIVITY to figure out what comes between the two ideas presented, which helps them better understand SEQUENCING.

With a handy Brainstorm sheet, students work to include all five of their senses and at least one form of FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. By the time students finish writing the last page of their book, they have a story that is uniquely their own.

This download includes thirteen areas for students to respond to the story’s prompts before they easily fold and glue their pages into an amazing mini-booklet.

This fun activity motivates students to want to write more!

If you are looking for other stories for kids to write in the "Drifty the Dragon" series, search "Drifty" here at TeachersPayTeachers.com!

Drifty’s Fire-Breathing Birthday — Creative Writing — Sequencing Practice — DIY Story is copyrighted ©2017 by S. Kay Seifert. Parents and teachers may reproduce the activities in this Simple Literature product for personal use in public, private, or home-school classrooms or for their family. No part of this manuscript and curricula may be included in printed, Web, digital, or any form of print, Web, digital, cloud, or electronic curricula, or distributed, personally, electronically, via the cloud, or commercially without the express written permission of S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. First printing, 2017.

Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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