Resourceful Rodent

Resourceful Rodent

What story does this image inspire for you?

Does it make you laugh — or perhaps it confuses or alarms you? What do you think led the critter in the picture to its current circumstance? Use your imagination to write the opening to a short story inspired by what you see.

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Find many more ways to use our Picture Prompt feature in this lesson plan. You can find all our Picture Prompts in this column.