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Historical Fiction StoryBuilders | Printable Writing Prompt Cards

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Historical Fiction StoryBuilders

Printable Writing Prompt Cards

First, students draw a historical character card such as aviatormilitary leader, civil rights activist, or Pharaoh. Then they can write about the famous figure of their choice.

  • Perhaps they’ll have adventures with Amelia Earhart or the Wright brothers.
  • Maybe they’ll battle alongside Napoleon or Attila the Hun.
  • Will they fight for justice with Harriet Tubman or Rosa Parks?
  • Or serve as cup bearer to King Tutankhamen or Queen Hatshepsut?

There are so many possibilities!

What kid wouldn’t love to write a story filled with such danger, adventure, or suspense?

If your children like to read or learn about people in history, these digital Historical Fiction StoryBuilders maybe just what you need to encourage more creative writing. With engaging elements such as historical settings, surprise plot twists, and characters from many different eras, this brand-new set of WriteShop StoryBuilders will motivate even the most reluctant writer!

Historical Fiction gives children opportunities to

  • Learn the basics of how to write historical fiction
  • Use their imaginations to choose characters and create stories based on real historical eras and events
  • Express themselves both in writing and verbally
  • Weave character qualities and emotions into their stories
  • Describe a story’s setting

With hundreds of possible story combinations, no two will be alike!

Each printable deck comes with an assortment of cards featuring the FIVE basic story elements in historical fiction: character, key historical figure, character trait, setting, and plot. Equipped with a strong story foundation, kids can set off on an exciting writing adventure with some clever surprises thrown in along the way.

What’s included in Historical Fiction?

Historical Fiction StoryBuilders | Printable Writing Prompt Cards
  • 240 printable StoryBuilders cards
  • 32 fill-in-your-own blank cards
  • Printing instructions and loads of ideas for using the writing prompts

Historical Fiction StoryBuilders is a digital product (PDF). It’s WriteShop’s free gift to email subscribers—for a limited time only.

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