MAKING OF A REALLY GOOD STORY (FOR YOUR OWN AGE LEVEL)
OR, PERHAPS A REBUS STORY TO READ TO A PROJECT HELP OR 1ST
words be purrs instead of hisses. - Fannie Roach Palmer
Check out the
alphabetical listing of Old Sayings, and select ten sayings that
you really like. You may copy paste them into a WORD
document for use later.
through your selected sayings, think of a STORY-LINE in which
all ten sayings could be used.
If you can fit
most of the sayings together within a REALLY GOOD STORY-LINE,
but one or two just want to fit, you may go back to the Wise Old
Sayings listing and select two different ones that will fit.
The goal is to
use at least 8 of the originally chosen sayings to make a story.
A REBUS STORY
that young children would understand.
Learning for lots of Rebus Story examples.
Highlights for some fun examples.
Make your story
fun for young children to listen to, or even read when they
learn how to read. Remember that your vocabulary
Plan and create
your rebus story in a "big book" format.
Be prepared to
take your story to a 1st grade class, Project Help class, and
read it to the children.
STORY BUILDING PLAN
(Whether for your own
age level, or to present to young children)
be named and described.
A plot must be
established. Is the STORY-LINE a mystery, adventure,
nature-theme, comedy, moral story (such as what Aesop did),
historical fiction, biographical fiction (about a made-up
The setting of
your STORY-LINE should have details of-- atmosphere, location
(inside or outside), and perhaps a different country of origin,
than our own.
A great climax.
GUIDELINES FOR THIS PROJECT:
The story should be
at least two pages double-spaced, size 12 font, and you can use
illustrations. You may want to make a Rebus Puzzle to help
build your story and include illustrations to help describe the Wise
Old Sayings, setting and characters.
The Story must follow
the guidelines listed in the "Plan Necessities" above, regardless of
what the purpose of the story will be (your friends to read, or to
take to Project Help or 1st grade to read).
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