Good Bad Story Game

Suggested Grades



Students will focus on the plot of a story they create by making sure it an equal amount of good things and bad things in it.


  • a spinner that looks like this:
  • paper
  • pencils


This game can be played in pairs or groups.

  • Students first agree on a title for their story.
  • Then students take turn spinning the spinner and follow what the arrow points at.
    Good: Write a good thing.
    Bad: Write a bad thing.
    Lose a Turn: Student loses a turn.
  • Students continue to play the game for a preset amount of time and conclude their story accordingly.