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NOL Sample Stories: Group #2

Posted by Eileen Miller on September 19, 2012 at 12:20 AM

My son is six years old and is writing paragraphs containing three sentences:  the topic sentence, one middle sentence, and a conclusion.  Here is a list of some of the most recent stories he's completed in his journal.  Remember to have your child write their paragraph first and afterwards, choose key words.  They may even come up with different keywords and bible verses than I have listed here.  You can use this as a guide if you wish.


1)  Bumpety Bump by Pat Hutchins....(Grandpa and his grandson do some gardening.)

Keyword: Harvest

Luke 10:2

Keyword: Food

Proverbs 30:8

Keyword:  Follow

Matthew 4: 19-20


2)  Henry Builds a Cabin by D.B. Johnson....(Henry builds a house too small.)

Keyword:  Build

Matthew 16: 18

Keyword:  House

John 2: 16-17


3)  Too Many Toys by David Shannon....(Spencer learns that too many toys are not good.)

Keyword:  Treasure

Matthew 6: 19-21

Keyword:  Many

Mark 1: 32-34, Mark 13: 5-6, and Mark 15: 4-5

Keyword:  Learned

Proverbs 22:  24-25


4)  Millie Waits for the Mail by Alexander Steffensmeier....(Millie learns to be nice to the mailman.)

Keyword:  Wait

Isaiah 30: 18

Keyword:  Frightened

Wisdom 17: 9

Keyword:  Learned

Jeremiah 10: 2

Keyword:  Help

Sirach 2: 6

Keyword:  Deliver

Matthew 6: 13


5)  Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig....(Sylvester is happy after a tragic wish.)

Keyword:  Grant

Mark 10: 35-45

Keyword:  Held (preserved)

Isaiah 38: 16-17

Keyword:  Hold

Proverbs 4: 1-6

Keyword:  Happy

Proverbs 14:21

Keyword:  Parents

Sirach 7: 27-28

Keyword:  Life

Psalm 34

Keyword:  Rock

Luke 7: 47-49

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