Teaching Resource

Imagine This! Silly Story Template

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A template to use as a fun writing activity.

Use this teaching resource to encourage imaginative writing and inject some playfulness into the writing process!

This is essentially a collaborative writing activity in which multiple students contribute to the one narrative. Each student adds their own ideas without knowing what their peers have contributed.

The template can be completed as a whole class activity with many stories going around simultaneously or it could also be used in smaller groups as an English Group Activity.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1661

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  • ACELA1468

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  • ACELA1449

    Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commandsElaborationsusing intonation and pauses in response to pu...

  • ACELA1465

    Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in listsElaborationstalking about how a comma can be used to separate two or more elements in a list, for example ‘At the museum they saw a tiger, a dinosau...

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