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Narrative Setting Prompts Posters

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A set of 2 posters giving ideas for the setting of a narrative.

Use these educational posters when helping students create a setting (where and when) for a narrative.

This set of two posters includes the following setting ideas:

  • When:
    • Once upon a time…
    • One stormy night…
    • One gloomy morning…
    • The first day of school…
    • Long, long ago…
    • One Sunday afternoon…
    • It was Christmas morning…
    • It was the school holidays…
    • One terrible morning…
    • It was winter…
    • It was the end of school…
    • It was a hot summer’s day…
    • The night before Christmas…
    • In the middle of the night..
  • Where:
    • …in the school playground
    • …at the race car track
    • …in a dark forest
    • …in a haunted house
    • …at a theme park
    • …in the depths of the jungle
    • …in an old library
    • …in space
    • …at the beach
    • …in a toy shop
    • …at the park
    • …at my house
    • …in the deep ocean
    • …in the cold snow
    • …in a cute little cottage
    • …in a beautiful castle
    • …at the zoo
    • …in the smoky city

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • 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 (...

  • ACELT1593

    Create events and characters using different media that develop key events and characters from literary textsElaborationscreating imaginative reconstructions of stories and poetry using a range of print and digital media (Skills: Literacy, Informatio...

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