What items are in the boy’s bags?
Why does he need these things?
Where has the boy arrived from?
Where is he going to?
Why is he alone?
How do you think he feels?
What will he find on his adventure?
Could you draw a picture of the place the boy is looking at on the map?
Carl was lost. Entirely, wholly, completely lost. This wasn’t what he had in mind when he set out on his adventure. Yet, here he was in the middle of the countryside clutching his cherished map, wondering which way to turn next.
From somewhere within the walls of green that surrounded him, he heard footsteps approaching, slowly and purposefully, and it began to dawn on Carl that he was not alone at all…
Can you find all of the nouns in the story starter?
Can you improve the story starter by replacing the nouns in the paragraphs with more interesting alternatives?
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?
The boy looked at the map in the forest.
The map was blue, green and a bit crumpled.