Story starters with guided reading activities, perfect for comprehension.

100 word story starters with comprehension questions ideal for guided reading sessions, now also available as a classroom ready resource at, ideal for quick reading revision leading up to SATs. Designed for KS2 and KS3 these can be used as inspiration for story writing - what comes next, what came before?
SPAG sessions become more interesting - e.g. improve the fronted adverbials, replace the adverbs, write the next 50 words using semi-colons, formal voice, e.t.c.
All story starters have photos to illustrate the story.


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  • on-the-horizon.docx
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  • castle-siege.docx
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Created: Apr 19, 2017

Updated: Feb 24, 2019

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