Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Complete the Story

  1. Write the beginning of a story for your students. Post it on chart paper, or print it out on stationery on which your students may write.
  2. You can also use the beginning of a story from a picture book or short story. It will be interesting to see the different variations that your class comes up with.
  3. Click here to download a worksheet with the beginning of a story.

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