This ready-to-use resource contains 30 exciting story starters that model good writing and help any student get past writer’s block! The prompts provide scaffolding through rich characters, imaginative settings, and an edge-of-your-seat cliffhanger. “And then . . .” students put their natural storytelling skills to work, dreaming up their own unique endings. Teachers are sure to enjoy reading about what’s under the door in the floor, what the voices in the root beer are saying, what arrived via special delivery, and other stories with endless possibilities. For use with Grades 3-6.

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  1. Anonymous

    Great for ages five and up! I am teaching a creative writing class for 2-6 grade students, and my kids and I LOVE this book! In fact, we use it as our opener for every session. (We only meet once a week, so it doesn’t get old. I’m not sure *any* single writing prompt book would work for a daily approach.) We’ve done it in a variety of ways — kids writing their own conclusions to the stories, working in pairs or threes (oral or written), and orally with the whole group. Either way it works well. The kids have loved…

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