Teaching Resource

Narrative Prompts Posters

PDF, PowerPoint | 20 pages|Grades: 1 - 4

A set of 20 posters to display as narrative story prompts for students.

Display this PowerPoint presentation on your Interactive Whiteboard, or print these educational posters on A3 paper or larger and display in your writing class or reading corner. You could also print these out at A4 or smaller, laminate and use them as task cards.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY230

    Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

  • VCELT264

    Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures including through the use of visual features

  • VCELY266

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

  • VCELY329

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELT265

    Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts

  • VCELT208

    Discuss features of plot, character and setting in different types of literature and compare some features of characters in different texts

  • VCELA180

    Compare different kinds of images in narrative and informative texts and discuss how they contribute to meaning

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1430

    Understand that texts can take many forms, can be very short (for example an exit sign) or quite long (for example an information book or a film) and that stories and informative texts have different purposesElaborationssharing experiences of differe...

  • ACELT1584

    Discuss features of plot, character and setting in different types of literature and explore some features of characters in different textsElaborationsexamining different types of literature including traditional tales, humorous stories and poetry (...

  • ACELY1658

    Describe some differences between imaginative informative and persuasive textsElaborationscomparing and discussing texts identifying some features that distinguish those that ‘tell stories’ from those that ‘give opinions’ (Skills...

  • ACELT1591

    Discuss the characters and settings of different texts and explore how language is used to present these features in different waysElaborationsdescribing features of text settings including time, colours used to portray year, season, and place (count...

  • ACELY1671

    Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose...

  • ACELT1601

    Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, for example perspective, distance and angleElaborationsdrawing on literary texts read, viewed and listened to for insp...

  • ACELY1678

    Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive textsElaborationsidentifying the author’s point of view on a topic and key words and images that seem intended to persuade listeners, viewers or readers to agree with t...

  • ACELY1682

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purposeElaborationsusing pri...

  • ACELY1704

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...

  • ACELT1791

    Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts, for example characterisation, rhyme, rhythm, mood, music, sound effects and dialogueElaborationscreating visual and multimodal texts based on Aboriginal and Torres ...

  • ACELA1453

    Compare different kinds of images in narrative and informative texts and discuss how they contribute to meaningElaborationstalking about what is ‘real’ and what is imagined in texts, for example ‘This is the section about platypuses i...

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I have used these. They sparked some very creative stories.

Kerry Trawn · Feb 20th, 2017

Thanks for sharing, Kerry! Happy to hear that they have come in handy 🙂

Scott (Teach Starter) · Feb 23rd, 2017

Plan to use tomorrow as stimulus for writing. Thanks.

Susan Davidson · Mar 16th, 2015

Great prompts for writing – thanks!

Carmen collins · Mar 16th, 2015

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