Narrative Story Prompts
fall asleep in the library while you are reading a scary book.
You wake up when it is dark. The library is closed for the
night, and you are locked in. Then you hear a sound. Something
scary happens. Write a story about what happens.
are captain of a spaceship that has just landed on the planet
Mars. You climb down the ship's ladder and your foot steps
onto something slippery. It says "Ouch!"
Something weird happens. Write a story about what happens.
are on a small boat in a tropical ocean. A storm blows your
boat onto the shore of an island. You walk up the beach.
Then- something unexpected happens. Write a story about
Saturday morning you pick up the mail and bring it inside.
You notice a package with your name on it. You open the
package and look at the contents. They are a complete surprise
to you. Write a story about what happens.
hear a TV news announcement that Martians have landed. Then
you see a bright light. You look out your window, and
Something unusual happens. Write a story about what happens.
are digging in the ground as part of a school project. Your
shovel strikes something hard. You look down at the ground
and see something unusual. Write a story about what happens.
and your best friend are working on a homework assignment in your
room. There is a knock on the door. Your friend gets
up and opens it. On the other side of the door is something
surprising. Write a story about what happens.
that you could be the teacher for the day. Describe what
the day would be like and write a story.
that you find a magic skateboard. The skateboard can take
you anywhere you choose to go. Write about where you would
go and what you would do.
that one day you find a magic mirror. The mirror can allow
anyone in the world to appear before you. Tell a story about
the person that you would choose and what the two of you would
do, while together.
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