Story Starter is packed with 23 activities designed to inspire young minds to write through a range of engaging, endless and exciting prompts, including: Images, words, Phrases, Settings, Sounds, Videos, Sentences and Speech.
With over 50 high quality images guaranteed to engage the most unenthusiastic writers to pick up a pen. Images allow children's writing engagement to increase through stimulating their imagination, while also allowing for discussion on the language and vocabulary that could be used!
Use the story plan to create a story by designing an opening, build-up, resolution, dilemma and ending that you can save and export to your camera role. This gives children an interactive way to plan a range of stories from any genre.
**60 Second Story**
If you are up for a challenge, the 60 second story is for you. The 60 second story displays a new image every few seconds, depending on the timer you have set. This activity is fantastic to get children thinking on their feet and exploring strange and interesting stories.
Take a picture to represent the extract from the story. A great activity to incorporate role play, inference of characters actions and feelings and fun into writing. Save the images to generate more writing from or to use on a working wall.
With over 80 different Chapter titles, give children the opportunity to create opening sentences, paragraphs and more while being able to develop their ability to spot genre styles.
Newspaper headlines are aimed at engaging children with fun stories, giving them the stimulus to write in a range of styles for a variety of reasons.
**Who, what, when**
Who, what, when gives children 1000's of combinations to begin verbal and written stories based on the fundamentals of story writing: who, what and when.
Create thousands of combinations of words to create a story from. Not only for writing but also giving children chance to discuss, engage and entertain each other with their ideas.
Use the range of HD videos in Story Starters Pro to allow children to write a story, taking inspiration from what they can see will give children the chance to create individual and engaging stories.
Use a range of senses to write a story. Use your ears to imagine the scene and what you would see there. Children ability to describe and use effective vocabulary will be challenged with this activity.
Emojis give children a fantastic way to create stories, being able to infer an emojis meaning depending on the context of their story. children can create endless stories using 800+ emojis as well as being able to move them to help with storyboarding and chronology.
Phrases gives children a part of an opening sentence that they can then continue to create their own stories. Ranging from similes, adverb and -ed phrases, children have an engaging story from the start.
An opening sentence is designed to capture the imagination and interest of the reader. This activity allows children to carry on the story from an opening sentence, allowing time to think about the audience and purpose of the text.
Speech allows children to introduce characters and action from the very beginning of a story. Using the speech activity within Story Starters Pro allows children to infer a situation from what is being said as well as the type of story that this may become.
Story Starter~Creative Writing allows Instant inspiration at a tap.
- Over 50 high-resolution images
- HD Videos
- Endless possibilities of words.
- Click to generate a new randomly selected image of group of words.
- Extend children's vocabulary and word choice.
- Develop oral and written story telling.
-Build children inference and prediction skills.