Christmas Writing Prompts - Narrative Writing Story Starters - Story Elements

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Christmas Writing Prompts - Narrative Writing Story Starters - Story Elements: Use this entertaining and creative resource to engage your students in writing a Christmas narrative piece. Students will choose from a variety of character traits, settings, and types of conflict cards to create a unique holiday narrative. It's a mix-and-match writing activity with a holiday twist that both entertains and allows students to practice important writing skills and work with different narrative elements.

How The Christmas Writing Prompts Story Starters Activity Works:

A student chooses one card from each of the three containers (or plastic baggies) labeled Character Traits, Setting and Conflict. As an example, they may choose "persistent" from the character traits, "toy workshop" for the setting, and "person vs person" for conflict. After they choose their cards, they are on their way to writing an interesting and unique narrative!

Included With The Christmas Writing Prompts Story Starters Activity:

➡️ Teacher Instructions: You'll feel totally prepared to implement this activity in your class with detailed instructions that explain how to set up the activity and explain it to students.

➡️ Story Elements Category Labels: Attack these three story elements category labels (setting, conflict, and character) to the plastic containers or bags where you will put the cards. Students will choose one from each container to prompt their narrative writing.

➡️ Character Trait Cards: 40 character trait cards. Examples of traits include "jealous", "popular", "optimistic", "superstitious" and many, many more.

➡️ Setting Cards: 40 setting cards. Examples of settings include "winter concert", "school", "museum", "Santa's house" and many, many more.

➡️ Conflict Cards: 40 conflict cards made up of 6 types of conflict: person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. nature, person vs. society, person vs. technology, and person vs. supernatural.

What Teachers Are Saying About The Christmas Writing Prompts Story Starters Activity:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Such a fun resource! It provided great Christmas writing prompts for my pupils, allowing them to create entertaining, well-written narrative pieces in the leadup to the holidays.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was a lot of fun! My kids loved creating Christmas stories with these suggestions! THANKS!

My students loved this! It gave them guidance in their writing, while still allowing them to be creative.

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