Teaching Resource

Story Ideas Sentence Starter Pack

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.

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      NSW Curriculum alignment

      Victorian Curriculum alignment

    • 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

    • VCELT264

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

    • VCELT265

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

    • VCELT356

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

    • 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

    • 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

      Australian Curriculum alignment

    • ACELA1493

      Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrasesElaborationscreating richer, more specific descriptions through the use of noun groups/phrases (for examp...

    • 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 (...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • ACELT1618

      Create literary texts that adapt or combine aspects of texts students have experienced in innovative waysElaborationscreating narratives in written, spoken or multimodal/digital format for more than one specified audience, requiring adaptation of nar...

    • 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 ...

    • 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...

    • 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...

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    Susan Kruse

    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

    Cassandra Kerdel

    Loving the images in these resources.

    Cassandra Kerdel · Oct 3rd, 2014

    Helen Salthouse

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

    Helen Salthouse · Oct 1st, 2014

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