In buddies we talked about a time we went on a trip, and the sounds we might have heard. We then choose our favourite to start our stories. When we shared our stories with the class, many of them had such an interesting start, the kids asked the writer "what happend next?"
Today the children used Padlet independently to publish their stories. Some kids even reread and improved their writing when they were typing it. We are getting faster at typing too. You can see their original work in their pictures.
What do you think? Did their beginnings make you want to keep reading?