Friday, August 3, 2012

42 Elementary Story Starters and Sentence Starters-- Writing Prompts

I recently uploaded my new Elementary Story Starters printable to Teachers Pay Teachers for $1.

You can visit my site and purchase the printable, which is awesome to cut out, paste onto popsicle sticks, and use in the writing center for students who are having trouble thinking of writing topics!!

Elementary Story Starters for Writing Printable  <--purchase the printable here!

Here is a sample of the printable!




If you just want the story starters, but do not want to purchase the printable, here is a list of the 42 story starters for elementary aged students.  Enjoy!

1.  My favorite place to go is...
2.  The best day ever was...
3.  If I could fly...
4.  If I were a superhero, I would...
5.  When I grow up, I want to...
6.  If I could be an animal, I would be...
7.  Once upon a time...
8.  I love school because...
9.  When I get home from school, I...
10.  If I could have one wish, I would wish for...
11.  I wish I didn't have to...
12.  I am happiest when...
13.  My favorite treat is...
14.  I am afraid of...
15.  If I could be invisible for one day, I would...
16.  My favorite thing to do in school is...
17.  My favorite thing to do at home is...
18.  If I were President of the United States, I would...
19.  If I could pick my own name, I would choose...
20.  If I could go anywhere in the world, I would go to...
21 . If I could be a character in a movie, I would be...
22.  If I could be a character in a book, I would be...
23.  The funniest thing that has ever happened to me is...
24.  The best part about where I live is...
25.  I am most thankful for...
26.  Over the weekend, I am going to...
27.  Something that is important to me is...
28.  Whenver I'm bored, I like to...
29.  The silliest thing I have ever done is...
30.  The best day of my life was...
31.  The best thing about me is...
32.  I am proud of myself because...
33.  My goal for this year is...
34.  On rainy days, I like to...
35.  My favorite thing about the summer is...
36.  My favorite thing about the winter is...
37.  My favorite season is...
38.  On my last birthday, I...
39.  On my next birthday, I am going to...
40.  My favorite sport is...
41.  My favorite game to play is...
42.  A good friend is someone who...


That's all for now!! Please add some of your own sentence/story starters in the comments!  Thanks and enjoy!

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for providing this list! I saw this idea on Pinterest, but realized later that I hadn't saved it. I am a homeschooling Mom and look forward to using these ideas with my son. Thank you for sharing! :)

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