English/ELA, On Wednesdays We Write, Teacher Resources

On Wednesdays We Write – Prompt #2

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Prompt #2:

Write the exposition for a story that begins with the following:

When I opened my eyes, I struggled for a minute to figure out whether I was dreaming or awake…

Remember that exposition gives the background for a story. It introduces characters and setting (time and place), as well as the situation in which the characters find themselves.

Prompt #2 – Challenge:

Advance the story through the inciting incident, which is the event that reveals the conflict and draws the main character into their journey.

I’m looking forward to reading your stories. Upload your work in the comments to share.

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