More Story StartersImages from around the web and a few lines to get          students thinking creatively.Give each stude...
No one tooknotice of the girlwith the blue hair.What they didn’trealize was thatthis was nocostume.
The more he reached for her the moreshe fell away. “Just hold on, Michelle. I’llfigure this out.” Said Cal.
He had asked the gnome for a “bigmoustache” but it sounded like “twigmoustache” when he said it.
These were noordinarybutterflies.She hoped shecould tell itwhere to go.
He never knew hisfather. Now he finds outhe can breatheunderwater.An idea starts to form…
Whatever she thoughtappeared on thegreen sheet. Rightnow she was thinkinghappy thoughts.But sometimes herthoughts turnedda...
As they spun faster her father’s feet liftedoff the ground too.
Glenn was quite friendly once you got toknow him. Here is the story of how wemet.
The skeletonsnapped a pictureof me.I looked down andsaw my skinbecomingtranslucent. Icould see bones!I looked up andsaw a ...
Molly kept practicing her super heromoves where no one could see her. Untilone day when…
The thing was, anythingthat touched her skinturned that same shadeof deep blue.
Others smiled backat her. But Wencouldn’t stop andher cheeks werebeginning to hurt.
When he removed his tie, hisfeet stopped moving.He needed a rest. But the tiewanted to dance. It movedhis hand back toward...
They didn’t know how long it would takebut they were determined to find theirway back.
He carried a reply to their message. Theynever expected him back. But here hewas. In the flesh, mostly.
Edward had trouble sleeping. The neweye always stayed awake, watching.
“Smile” said Frank.“I AM smiling” saidBob. “Now lets finishsending the message.Point the antennaaway from Earth.”
Sprite didn’t seem to be working verywell to put out the fire. Dennis turned upthe pressure.
David’s new bike seemed to love goingfast. It shot down the road like a rocket.It was all David could do to hold on andste...
It was Emily whofirst thought of it.“Michael? Is thatyou?” The flynodded its headvigorously up anddown.“Oh Michael!What ha...
The shrink-ray had worked for all the veterinarians. “Now,”explained the professor, “the entrance to the pooch’srespirator...
The massive chain had only just beendiscovered. But already the scientistswere clamoring to pull it up and see whatwas on ...
They walked for hours but the bungalows never got any closer.Peter picked up his luggage. His sister Alice shouldered herb...
The moss coveredeverything. The threeof them had to keepmoving or else the mossstarted to grow on theirshoes.
“This faucet says ‘Jelly’!” Exclaimed Katie.“What do those other ones say?” Sheasked Stephen.
The eraser wasperfect becauseit had neverbeen used.This pencilalways gavecorrectanswers. It wasthought lost bythe RoyalSoc...
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  • Images from around the web and a few lines to get students thinking creatively.Give each student one slide and 20 minutes to write a short story about what they see and what they imagine.Story Starters are for educational purposes only.Attribution information is in the notes section for each slide.Story Starters are created by Billy Cripe and BloomThink to serve the k-12 educational community. Moms & Dads can also give these short creative starters to kids to encourage writing & creative thinking.Inspired by Chris Van Allsburg’s The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
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    1. 1. More Story StartersImages from around the web and a few lines to get students thinking creatively.Give each student one slide and 20 minutes to write a short story about what they see and what they imagine. Story Starters are for educational purposes only. Attribution information is in the notes section for each slide.Story Starters are created by Billy Cripe and BloomThink to serve the k-12 educational community. Moms & Dads can also give these short creative starters to kids to encourage writing & creative thinking. Inspired by Chris Van Allsburg’s The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. Like Us On Facebook: http://facebook.com/bloomthink
    2. 2. No one tooknotice of the girlwith the blue hair.What they didn’trealize was thatthis was nocostume.
    3. 3. The more he reached for her the moreshe fell away. “Just hold on, Michelle. I’llfigure this out.” Said Cal.
    4. 4. He had asked the gnome for a “bigmoustache” but it sounded like “twigmoustache” when he said it.
    5. 5. These were noordinarybutterflies.She hoped shecould tell itwhere to go.
    6. 6. He never knew hisfather. Now he finds outhe can breatheunderwater.An idea starts to form…
    7. 7. Whatever she thoughtappeared on thegreen sheet. Rightnow she was thinkinghappy thoughts.But sometimes herthoughts turneddarker.
    8. 8. As they spun faster her father’s feet liftedoff the ground too.
    9. 9. Glenn was quite friendly once you got toknow him. Here is the story of how wemet.
    10. 10. The skeletonsnapped a pictureof me.I looked down andsaw my skinbecomingtranslucent. Icould see bones!I looked up andsaw a man holdingthe camera andsmiling. What hadthe camera done!
    11. 11. Molly kept practicing her super heromoves where no one could see her. Untilone day when…
    12. 12. The thing was, anythingthat touched her skinturned that same shadeof deep blue.
    13. 13. Others smiled backat her. But Wencouldn’t stop andher cheeks werebeginning to hurt.
    14. 14. When he removed his tie, hisfeet stopped moving.He needed a rest. But the tiewanted to dance. It movedhis hand back toward hisshirt.
    15. 15. They didn’t know how long it would takebut they were determined to find theirway back.
    16. 16. He carried a reply to their message. Theynever expected him back. But here hewas. In the flesh, mostly.
    17. 17. Edward had trouble sleeping. The neweye always stayed awake, watching.
    18. 18. “Smile” said Frank.“I AM smiling” saidBob. “Now lets finishsending the message.Point the antennaaway from Earth.”
    19. 19. Sprite didn’t seem to be working verywell to put out the fire. Dennis turned upthe pressure.
    20. 20. David’s new bike seemed to love goingfast. It shot down the road like a rocket.It was all David could do to hold on andsteer.
    21. 21. It was Emily whofirst thought of it.“Michael? Is thatyou?” The flynodded its headvigorously up anddown.“Oh Michael!What happened?”Cried Emily.A very quiet andhigh-pitched voicestarted toexplain…
    22. 22. The shrink-ray had worked for all the veterinarians. “Now,”explained the professor, “the entrance to the pooch’srespiratory system starts here. We go in through the nose.Hold on everyone…”
    23. 23. The massive chain had only just beendiscovered. But already the scientistswere clamoring to pull it up and see whatwas on the other end. Jill thought thatwas a very bad idea.
    24. 24. They walked for hours but the bungalows never got any closer.Peter picked up his luggage. His sister Alice shouldered herbackpack and they started again. In the distance they thoughtthey could hear their mother saying “wake up”. But theyignored it. They just had to get into those rooms!
    25. 25. The moss coveredeverything. The threeof them had to keepmoving or else the mossstarted to grow on theirshoes.
    26. 26. “This faucet says ‘Jelly’!” Exclaimed Katie.“What do those other ones say?” Sheasked Stephen.
    27. 27. The eraser wasperfect becauseit had neverbeen used.This pencilalways gavecorrectanswers. It wasthought lost bythe RoyalSociety butAlex had foundit in hisGranddad’sthings.
    28. 28. More Story StartersImages from around the web and a few lines to get students thinking creatively.Give each student one slide and 20 minutes to write a short story about what they see and what they imagine. Story Starters are for educational purposes only. Attribution information is in the notes section for each slide.Story Starters are created by Billy Cripe and BloomThink to serve the k-12 educational community. Moms & Dads can also give these short creative starters to kids to encourage writing & creative thinking. Inspired by Chris Van Allsburg’s The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. Like Us On Facebook: http://facebook.com/bloomthink
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