I made this FREE Minecraft “Create-A-Story” slideshow that you can download and use without even downloading Minecraft! I use it in “edit” mode and have the kids choose the setting from the left of the 1st slide and the characters from the right of the 1st slide. Then I copy-and-paste their selection to the 2nd slide and then use “duplicate” (in the right-click menu) on the 2nd slide to make the remaining slides. For some patients I’ll also switch (using alt+tab if they’re open in different windows or ctrl+tab if they’re open in different tabs in the same window) between the slideshow and this FREE digital narrative grammar worksheet based on this 5-finger story retell strategy.
Here are some more ideas for working on narratives.
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