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Story Starter 22 – Rewrite your favourite story

This week we want you to rewrite your favourite story with you in it. Judith Kerr the author of The Tiger Who Came To Tea which is a favourite of a lot of people recently died and lots of people have been asking what is your favourite story? So may be it is the Tiger Who Came To Tea or another story but we want you to put your self in the story.

Tonya and Natasha give you some ideas for the story.

Think about how your audience will know that it is you in the story?

What character are you going to be or are you going to be a new character in the story.

This is a great exercise if you are writing and you get stuck or you can’t think of a story to write. The best thing for writers block is just to carry on writing and this is something you can write about.

Print this out and stick it at the top of your story.

Here is some vocabulary you could use:

  1. day
  2. play
  3. toy
  4. the
  5. said
  6. was
  7. were
  8. are
  9. they
  10. afraid
  1. because
  2. child
  3. children
  4. told
  5. who
  6. would
  7. kind
  8. find
  9. every
  10. behind
  1. scene
  2. seen
  3. here
  4. hear
  5. he’ll heel
  6. heal
  7. enough
  8. ordinary
  9. peculiar
  1. marvellous
  2. curiosity
  3. immediately
  4. who’s
  5. whose
  6. guessed
  7. guest
  8. heard
  9. herd
  10. mischievous

Jack and the Beanstalk featuring The Big Friendly Giant

revolting-rhymesInspired by Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes my year 2 group this week created an alternative version of Jack and the Beanstalk. Creating stories on the fly is not something I have done with this group before, we we started the session by making the characters of the story they did know.

For the character templates please see our traditional tales blog on Jack and the Beanstalk. Continue reading