Write a short story implementing some of the literary devices found on this site: Literary Devices
Use this web link, Short Stories
, to see some tips for writing a good short story. You should start working on this today and you can work on it over Spring Break as well. The best short story for each grade will get a prize.
Your story should be based upon one of the fourteen pictures below. The original illusatrations are accompanied by a story title and caption. You can see these is you click on the lnk below each picture. Only do this if you want to be further inspired by the intentions of the original illustrator. (The links may not all be working or present. Please be patient as I get the new links completed. Thanks!)
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All pictures are from The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg.
is you want send your stories to Chris Van Allsburg. Be sure someone has helped you proofread and edit your story first.