Dr Walker's Church of England Primary School

An Exceptional Place to Flourish


Story mountain and writing the beginning

Now that we have a detailed character description of the character that we created last week, today we are going to start writing our story. Below you will see the story mountain that we have used a few times over the year to help us to plan our stories. For today's activity I would like you to have a go at writing your story mountain. Once you've done that you can use it to start writing your story. Just focus on the beginning today, with your first paragraph.

Make sure you start by describing the setting of your story, using lots of descriptions and adjectives. Who is your character in this setting? What are they doing at the start of the story? Remember, don't go into what goes wrong yet, you are just starting off the story.