Picture That!. Writing an Amazing Picture Prompt Catherine Wishart Literacy Coach. What Is A Picture Prompt?. When we see a picture, we can make up a story about it. The story should not just be about the picture, but should add the missing pieces. . What Is This?.
Writing an Amazing Picture Prompt
The fire truck is sitting in the fire house. It waits for a chance to go on a call. Bright lights sit upon the truck and wait to be used.
Your mind’s camera only sees one picture.
Start with the picture prompt.
What happened before the picture prompt picture?
What happened after the picture prompt picture?
Snap these thoughts with your mind’s camera.
Drew and Alex were thrilled to visit Grandpop at the firehouse. The played on the fire trucks and stared at all the equipment. Suddenly, the alarms went off! Grandpop handed Drew and Alex back to their mom. He swiftly got into his gear and climbed aboard the truck. “I’ll be back, Drew! Alex, wait for me here!” yelled Grandpop as the truck whizzed away. Little did any of them realize that today, Grandpop would save a man whose car was caught under a fallen tree….
What happened before?
What happens last?
Write your story characters’ names here: