your book, write the
to the beginning to a great story.
Remember, in the beginning or orientation of your
narrative, you can describe the setting where your story is set and
introduce a character. ( Look at
this chart and also
this diagram to see what you usually put in
Your character could be a child or an adult, or
even an amazing or frightening mythical creature!
In the story you write, create or make up, an
enchanting mythical beast or creature; It could be shy and funny, or
horrifying and enormous; Or it could even be from another world. The
sky's the limit!
But what would be a good way to describe the creature you make up for your story?
Explore the following two sites to help you:
Scan through the sites, and when you
find a creature that could give you good ideas for your story, make notes
about the creature and compile a list of
good words that you might use in your story.
Remember that a
can help you find interesting words.
you have finished writing the beginning of your story (about a 1/2 page),
illustrate (draw and colour) the mythical creature that features in your
Now write the middle part and end of your story.
Don't write more than two A4
pages - keep it a simple story, with good descriptive writing so that the
reader can 'see' the events of the story in their mind.
- Read over this 'Check
List for Writing a Good Story', to see some of
the features you can try and include in your story.
this chart in mind to help you plan your narrative.
- Remember to use your
thesaurus, or any
good word list you might have.
mini unit on understanding Myths and Legends and characterisation.
5. Can you
find your favourite, famous fairy tale
from this site?:
here to Find some Fantastic
Fantasy Novels you could Read