Found Money

We all love money! Use this narrative writing prompt to get your class started on their writing journey. It’s a great prompt because stories could go in so many directions. However, ensure your students don’t get carried away – often simple is better! Your children could write a story about some money they have found and what they did with it. Or perhaps they could write about a bank robbery that they were involved in. Click on the image below to download the writing prompt, and remember to use the story starter to get your students motivated!

Story Starter

What would you do if you found a million dollars in your backyard? Well, that’s exactly what happened to me and my friend, Alex. Minding our own business, playing monster trucks, and there it was…sitting in a briefcase, smiling at us. There was a light glow to it, inviting us to take it, so we obliged…

Narrative writing prompt - Found Money

Narrative Writing Example

This narrative writing example takes place in a backyard. The main character and his best friend have just hit the jack pot. They’ve found a briefcase full of money. Their minds race away with all of the things they can use the money for…but they’re forgetting one thing…whose money is it? As they start planning their new life with their millions, they notice a strange looking man in the backyard…Use this story writing example to motivate your students to writing engaging and creative stories. Encourage your class to use bits from the writing exemplar in their own writing. 

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