Story Starter #10: Decision

Copyright 2014 Bridget Christian
Copyright 2014 Bridget Christian

Writing ideas:

Fictional narrative: The cat is the main character, and is making a decision. Tell the story that led up to this point, and what happens next.

Laser focus:

Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

Highlight the specific line that shows what exactly made the cat make up her mind, one way or another. 


Convince this cat to stay.

Convince this cat to go find another home.

Laser focus: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.C
Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.

In your writing, highlight the critical phrases that show the relationship between the “if this, then that” idea.


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