Santa seems to have been steered off-course.
Or is he in search of something?
If you had access to our devoted friend via cell phone, what three questions would you ask him? Write up a quick conversation you might have with him.
If it helps, use the script format:
I ran across this quote and loved it for the classroom.
So I made this poster.
Kind of lofty goals, yes.
But they give us so much to think about, starting with me.
I have assured the kids we can’t live up to all of these all the time, but if they give us a reason to pause and reflect, then those words are doing their job.
Pretty sure I’ll be using parts of this for journal prompts and classroom discussions as well.
I just figured this five-minute video
offers a good way to shake writers out of a prewriting rut.
I hope it helps.
Feel free to share comments.
Use these for a little boost to your story writing toolbox.
The site starts a visitor with an emoji. As I’m writing this, the opening emoji is a beaming face with hearts as eyes.
Ideally, the visitor writes or speaks the beginning of a story based on that emoji.
With a click of the ‘AND THEN’ button, another emoji pops up [in this case, a face with a disapproving tongue-sticking-out expression] and the ad libbed story continues…
It was as if the artist had read my mind…
Little did the neighbors suspect it would soon come to life…
Buddy had big plans for an appetizer before dinner…
The visitor’s arrival was minutes away…
He was seconds from revealing the secret…