One Day, The End

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One Day, The End: Short, Very Short, Shorter-than-Ever Stories ”

“One day I went school, I came home. The End.” What happened to the middle of the story?

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Through out the book, the illustrations provide the short middle of each short story.

This story promotes storytelling and imagination.

TITLE: One Day, The End: Short, Very Short, Shorter-than-Ever Stories

AUTHOR: Rebecca Kai Dotlich

ILLUSTRATOR: Fred Koehler

PUBLISHER: Boyds Mills Press, 2015

AGE GROUP: 5-8

CREATIVE COMPONENTS: storytelling, imagination

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

1) Write the middle part of this story. “One day I made something. (insert middle) I gave it to my mom.”

2) Continue the Story. With a partner or a group, take turns telling a story. Each person tells a sentence to continue the story. Variations are each person says one word or pairs a noun and verb to tell the story.

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about author Rebecca Kai Dotlich, visit:

http://www.rebeccakaidotlich.com

To learn more about illustrator Fred Koehler, visit:

http://freddiek.com

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