Story Steps is just that. It goes through step by step the process of starting and building simple stories. It is recommended for children who are having trouble constructing sentences and putting them together, It starts with creating sentences;
* When who sentences
* When Who Where sentences
* When Where Who What sentences
It includes when, who, what, where pictures (from best seller Story Stuff) and some activities for creating sentences including dice to make.
There is a chapter on adding descriptive words to your story and some scaffolds to help to do this.
There is a chapter on extending sentences to include 'then' and 'because' - and scaffolds to help children to create these types of sentences.
The last chapter is about creating longer stories - it contains scaffolds and picture prompts.