Printable Graphic Organizers

Download one of the printable graphic organizers below. Use it to plan and prepare the beginning of your story. The first line or two is the most important and must keep the reader reading.

The Graphic organizers are in PDF format. You will need an Adobe Reader to view and print them. If you do not have a Reader, you can download one here free.

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Story Starter Graphic Organizers

The reader decides in the first few words of the story if they will continue reading. If your words do not grab them right from the start they will not hear what else you have to say. If it's not juicy they are not interested.

Spend time planning your first few words. Try one of the suggested graphic organizers below to help inspire creative starts. The different formats appeal to different people. Open them up and have a look at what works for you, there is a selection of really simple and more complex options to choose from.

If you need inspiration for the rest of the story try one of the other suggested categories of organizers above.

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Story Starter

Flower Chart

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Printable graphic organizer

Story Starter

Table with

detailed examples

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Story Starter

The 5 Senses

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Story Starter

The 5 Senses

Comparison Table

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These graphic organizers have taken time and effort to prepare. If you find one that is useful please do take the time to share it with a friend or leave a comment in the box below. It will inspire us to produce more.

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