Character map worksheets (Ref: SB6025)
Simple worksheets to assist pupils when creating characters for their stories.
Fairytale character posters (Ref: SB2025)
A set of 13 A4 printable posters showing common characters from fairytales.  Including prince, princes, witch, wizard, dragon, fairy, elves, knight and more!
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Beginning, middle and end story-writing posters
(Ref: SB1953)
3 colourful posters to act as visual prompts when discussing story beginnings, middles and ends.
Story settings picture set (Ref: SB918)
A set of printable resources showing various story settings.  Includes large A4-size pictures together with blank word mats for children to add their own words linked to a story setting.  Great for promoting discussion and stimulating creative writing.
Story settings prompt cards (Ref: SB6227)
A set of printable prompt cards (2-per-A4 page) which can be used as stimulus for pupils creative story writing.  Includes settings such as campsite, dark forest, haunted house, fairytale castle, space ship cockpit, fairground, desert island and more.
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Story character dice nets (Ref: SB7425)
Printable dice nets to create your own story character dice.  Great for prompts for pupils to write their own stories about the characters on the dice.
Story settings dice nets (Ref: SB7426)
Printable dice nets to create your own story settings dice.  Great as a stimulus for pupils’ story writing.
Fantastic Fiction Writing award certificates (Ref: SB7397)
A set of printable certificates to present to children who have produced some good fiction writing.
Writing stories checklist signs (Ref: SB1154)
A set of 3 printable colour signs to display in your classroom when children are writing stories.
Nice and nasty character words (Ref: SB3365)
Printable nice and nasty faces featuring adjectives and adverbs to help children describe their characters and the way they talk.
Nice and nasty characters word mat (Ref: SB4916)
A printable desktop word mat with useful words to describe nice and nasty story characters.
Storytelling posters (Ref: SB991)
A set of 8 A4-sized posters to use in your reading or writing area to encourage storytelling orally or in writing.
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Aimed at Key Stage 2
Story planning sheets (Ref: SB6534)
A set of simple printable sheets for planning a story themed with different fictional genres.
Foldable story book writing frame template
(Ref: SB3831)
An editable story book writing frame, A5 size, with front and back covers and inside pages with space for illustrations and text.
Fairytale settings posters (Ref: SB2027)
A set of 8 A4 printable posters showing common settings from fairytales.
Fairytale character word posters (Ref: SB3598)
A set of A4 printable posters showing common fairytale characters along with useful words for story-telling.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Tips for writing stories visual aid (Ref: SB6504)
A simple printable poster with tips on writing stories.
Story character visual aids (Ref: SB6505)
A brilliant set of visual aids for discussion about stereotypical story characters, such as pirate, police officer, burglar, princess, witch, wizard, alien etc.  These could be used as prompts for character descriptions or creative writing about the characters themselves.  Ideal for use on displays too.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Story Mountain display banner (Ref: SB4270)
A colour banner featuring a ‘story mountain’.  Great as a classroom visual aid for your creative writing display.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Story mountain poster (A4) (Ref: SB6510)
An A4 visual aid to remind pupils of how to structure their stories.  A4 size.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Story mountain poster (A2) (Ref: SB6511)
A large-scale visual aid to remind pupils of how to structure their stories.  Assemble the 4 pages at approximately A2 size.
Wizard words on wands (Ref: SB3621)
A variety of wizard story words presented with wands.  Great as visual aids to help with writing wizard-themed stories.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Features of science writing fiction on aliens (Ref: SB6508)
A set of coloured aliens holding up features commonly found in science-fiction writing.  Great for use on classroom displays as story-writing prompts or discussion-starters.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Features of fantasy writing on dragons (Ref: SB6509)
A set of dragons featuring various features commonly found in fantasy fiction writing.  Great for use on classroom displays as story-writing prompts or discussion-starters.
Comic Strips display banner (Ref: SB3903)
A colour banner for your superhero-themed ‘Comic Strips’ display.
Aimed at Key Stage 2
Cartoon strip cut-out elements (Ref: SB6507)
A set of large cut-out elements that can be assembled to form the basis for a cartoon strip.  Ideal for use as a class/group activity where pupils can construct and draw their own cartoon strip story.  Also good for use on classroom displays.
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Writing stories display banner (Ref: SB1954)
A colourful banner for your story-writing display.
Fairytale events posters (Ref: SB8978)
A set of A4 printable posters with brief descriptions of fairytale events.  Could be used as stimulus for children’s own fairytale story writing.
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Story prompt posters (Ref: SB1437)
A set of 16 A4-sized posters featuring story settings and characters as prompts for children’s writing.
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Story settings posters (Ref: SB6228)
A great set of 18 A4-sized posters featuring various story settings including forest, space, haunted house, submarine, theme park, seaside and more.
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Story sentence starter and phrase cards (Ref: SB9340)
A set of printable cards featuring various simple sentence starters and phrases to help children when writing stories.
Emotion word cards for writing (Ref: SB9341)
A set of useful printable cards featuring various words for describing emotions.  Great for use in a classroom word bank/wall to enhance children’s writing.
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Emotions writing word mat (Ref: SB9344)
A printable desktop word mat with words to describe various emotions.  Great as prompts to enhance children’s writing.
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Traditional story beginnings posters (Ref: SB9366)
A set of posters featuring some typical beginning phrases for traditional and fairytale stories.
Traditional story endings posters (Ref: SB9367)
A set of posters featuring some typical ending phrases for traditional and fairytale stories.
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Story opener page borders (Ref: SB9555)
Portrait and landscape A4 page borders with some simple story openings to prompt children when writing their own stories.  Includes Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
Story opener page borders - black and white (Ref: SB9556)
Portrait and landscape A4 page borders with some simple story openings to prompt children when writing their own stories.
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Editable writing and scroll page borders (Ref: SB9557)
Portrait and landscape A4 page borders in colour and black and white featuring space for children’s writing along with a scroll for you to type in important vocabulary for students to remember.
Introduction, complication and resolution story-writing
posters (Ref: SB9881)
3 colourful posters to act as visual prompts when discussing story introductions, complications and resolutions.
Who, what, where and when word mat (Ref: SB4922)
A printable word mat with useful words for who, what, where and when.  Ideal as a desktop aid when children are writing stories.
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Fiction genre posters (Ref: SB9405)
A set of posters with definitions of the main fiction genres including Historical Fiction, Humour, Romance, Science Fiction, Adventure, Horror and more.
(Fiction) Writing Genres display banners (Ref: SB10376)
Printable banners for your Ficttion Writing Genres wall display.
(Fiction) Writing Genres display posters (Ref: SB10377)
Printable poster headings for your Fiction Writing Genres wall display.
Story setting description writing frames (Ref: SB10392)
A set of simple writing frames for children to describe various common story settings.
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Narrative Writing display banners (Ref: SB10853)
Printable banners for your Narrative Writing wall display.
Who, what, where, when, why and how prompt cards
(Ref: SB4921)
Some simple printable cards with who, what, where and when words and accompanying pictures.  Ideal as prompts for children to consider when writing fiction.
Who, what, where, when, why and how posters
(Ref: SB9626)
Posters featuring question words along with pictorial cues.