Writing Fiction

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7 - 11

Creating Characters

Invent characters based on people found in newspapers and magazines.
7 - 11

Story Settings

A fantastic resource which encourages children to describe settings without telling the reader directly.
5 - 11
Create your own character

Create your own character

Use this prompt sheet to ask children to turn themselves into a story character!
5 - 11

Creative Writing Ideas

A number of ideas which can be used as a stimulus for creative writing lessons.
7 - 11

Story Starters

Use this text as a fun starter for your creative writing!
5 - 11
Personality Profile

Personality Profile

A PDF worksheet with information about how to make a personality profile.
7 - 11

Desert Island Activity

This half-termly project is based on the Desert Island Discs show.
7 - 11
Story Starters

Story Starters

The resource below contains one hundred different prompts for stories. Each story starter is on a single card which can be used in a variety of ways:
7 - 11
Pirate Adventure

Pirate Adventure

How will your children complete this pirate adventure?
7 - 16

Making Comic Books

Use existing comic artists as inspiration for your own comic book work.
11 - 16

Epigrams

Do your pupils know what epigrams are? Try these activities to explore what they mean.
7 - 11
Using Voicethread to develop empathy skills

Using Voicethread to develop empathy skills

How to use the online service Voicethread to develop pupils' empathy for characters.
5 - 11
Planning Sheets

Planning Sheets

A planning sheet for use by groups of children when planning longer stories.
5 - 11

Character Sequencing

 A wonderful way of reinforcing the importance of beginnings, middles and ends.
7 - 11

Imagination Box

Use a selection of objects in a box to prompt children's imagination and writing.