Teaching Resource

Story Ideas Sentence Starter Pack

$1.99 or Free on Plus | 10 pages|Grades: F - 7

Use this story ideas kit to help your students choose a topic to write about.

This pack of story ideas cards is great for classroom games, story telling and narrative writing activities.

The pack includes story starter / sentence starter cards for plots, characters and settings. You can use the cards separately, or challenge students by giving them students a card from each category.

It also comes with handy title pages great for labelling and keeping your story ideas cards organised in plastic sleeves or envelopes.

You might also like these other narrative writing teaching resources:


  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

  • VCELT356

    Create literary texts that adapt or combine aspects of texts students have experienced in innovative ways

  • VCELT265

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

  • VCELA292

    Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases

  • VCELT208

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

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Fantastic resource! Great to find a hands on match up literacy activity. Wonderful to demonstrate parts of a story in a simple manner.

Susan Kruse · Oct 5th, 2014

Loving the images in these resources.

Cassandra Kerdel · Oct 3rd, 2014

A great idea! Some blanks might be useful as well. Thanks for this resource

Helen Salthouse · Oct 1st, 2014

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