Mrs. Gordon shared this link with me last week! This is a new twist on an old writing strategy... the story starter! When I was a kid, my teacher would write a sentence on the chalkboard, like this:
"One day I woke up. It was snowing. I looked out the window and..." Then the entire class had to finish the story. Boring! Try this!
This site is totally geared for today's elementary student- fun graphics, fun sounds and creative topics. The site offers starters for grades K-6. Spin the wheel and see what story you will write today! Once you have your story starter, you can start typing right on the website- you can write a letter, a postcard, a newsletter or a story. There is even a space for drawing pictures! When you are done, you can print it! The only problem I see is no spell check, but the kids can edit the writing themselves.If you do one- send it to me! I'd love to post your story!