Building bricks and mini figures are the perfect way to “hook” and engage little writers by allowing them to visualize and plan stories in a hands-on way! Students will explore 6 different writing genres by building, planning, and writing original stories.
All you need for Build a Story are building bricks, baseplates, and mini figures!
Build a Story can be used either as a Literacy Center or a whole class writing workshop. Students may work alone or you may also choose to allow students to build, plan, and write in groups of 2-3. For Literacy Centers, student will need 45-60 minutes to complete an entire story. Writing workshops may be extended across multiple days as time allows.
Includes the following:
Page 3: How to Use
Page 4: What You Need
Page 5: Parent Letter
Pages 6-9: Build a Story Routines
Page 10: Center Header/Folder Cover
Page 11: Folder Labels
Page 12: Bin Labels
Pages 13-14: Character & Setting Posters
Pages 15-28: FANTASY
Pages 29-42: PERSONAL NARRATIVE
Pages 43-56: REALISTIC FICTION
Pages 57-70: FAIRY TALE
Pages 71-84: SPOOKY STORY
Pages 85-89: COMIC STRIP
Page 90: Optional App Extensions
Page 91: Credits
***ALSO INCLUDES 23 CHARACTER CARDS AND 18 SETTING CARDS!
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