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Finish a Story

Here is help beginning stories! Nobody has to pull ideas out of thin air. You can have fun making decisions on which type of story you want to write and which paragraph you want to begin your story. Ask permission to print out these directions. This activity will work for ABE and GED students.

With Finish a Story the students will:
  • Click on the link at the top of the page.
  • Scroll down and see the following categories: Mystery, Romance, Adventure, Drama, and Science Fiction.
  • Select a category and then choose one of the sentence fragments and click on it.
  • Scroll down to read the beginning of a paragraph typed in a box. [As of this date, there is no option to submit your story. If you have an e-mail address, you can try to submit your story by typing in every question box, type in a title for the story and type in the rest of your story. Then you would click on SUBMIT. The problem with submitting may be corrected at any time.]
  • You will want pen and paper at the computer to copy the paragraph starter and then continue writing your own story on paper or on the computer in a word processing program.
  • When you are finished writing, scroll to the end of the page,
  • Click on the highlighted words, “your story”, in the sentence, “To view your story go to Read Previously Submitted Stories”. This will allow you to read other stories by other students.
  • Scroll down and select any title.
  • Click on the title.
  • Read.
  • Click on the BACK button.
  • Select another story.

There are many helps to beginning a story here. The atmosphere is often set up for you and even a character or two is given.

Let your imagination soar!

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