Story Builder Beginnings

Story Builder Beginnings

Author: Kimberly Martin

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.

Students will use Story Builder to write a narrative collaboratively.

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Lesson Objectives

For this lesson, we will brainstorm the characteristics that make The Relatives Came a great narrative and then we will apply these characteristics as we collaboratively create our own narratives using Story Builder.

This is a read aloud of the Cynthia Rylant book The Relatives Came.

Source: "The Relatives Came." Scott Schick. You Tube, November 16, 2013.

Getting to Know Story Builder


The teacher will conduct a short demonstration of story builder. The class will divide into groups of two and will begin writing their stories. 



Once the students have their stories complete, they will add their names and send me the links.