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    Become a master storyteller with illustrated Story Kits

    Ages 7-11 Years 3-6


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    • 21 Story Kits featuring illustrated writing prompts, targeted questions for story planning, and curated vocabulary lists
    • Includes topics from detective adventures to space missions
    • Easy-to-follow mark schemes
    • Story Shapes section explains how to create Story Graphs – an illustrated planning framework to help kids structure their stories
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    Together on a mission to make learning fun!

    We've teamed up with DK to bring you new, illustrated, curriculum-based books and workbooks guaranteed to make kids laugh as they learn!

    Write captivating stories all by yourself

    How to Write a Story is a comprehensive workbook designed to help kids excel at creative writing. Packed with tools, tips, and vocabulary, it makes it easy and fun for kids to plan and write captivating stories that are well structured, richly descriptive, and exciting to read.

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    How does it work?

    How to Write a Story is built to be a go-to writing resource, it contains:

    21 story starters from detective adventures to space missions
    Visual guides for structuring stories and illustrated writing prompts
    Descriptive vocabulary lists
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    Using How to Write a Story in three simple steps:

    1. Read through the fun, illustrated Story Shapes
    2. Use the Story Graphs to learn how a good story looks
    3. Choose a Story Kit (illustrated writing prompt) for inspiration and get writing!
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    What shape is a story?

    Help children imagine what a good story looks like with Story Shapes. This shows children how to create graphs to plan a character’s journey, from the beginning, the middle, and to the end of a story.

    The perfect story toolkit

    How to Write a Story includes 21 Story Kits to help hids plan their writing. Story Kits have illustrated writing prompts to fire kids’ imaginations, targeting questions to help plan their writing, and curated vocabulary lists to enrich kids’ confidence.

    See what the experts have to say...

    “This is a wonderfully engaging and helpful resource to help children fall in love with stories. The storytelling guidance is excellent, and the Story Kits are full of helpful questions, rich vocabulary, and even graphs to help motivate and inspire young writers to be.”

    Emma Madden | Headteacher, Fox Primary School

    Product Information

    Publication date
    August 2021
    297 x 210mm (8 1⁄4 x 11 3⁄8 in)
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    Mrs Wordsmith How to Write a Story

    Ages 7-11 Years 3-6


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