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Dog Short Story Ideas

The Underwater Quest: Write a story from the perspective of the Labrador Retriever as it dives into the water to chase the tennis ball. Describe the sensation of the water, the excitement of the chase, and the determination to catch the ball. What thoughts and emotions does the dog experience during this underwater adventure?


The Hidden Treasures: The Labrador Retriever’s enthusiasm leads it to discover something unexpected at the bottom of the water while chasing the tennis ball. What does the dog find, and how does this discovery change the course of its day? Write about the dog’s interactions with the newfound object and the adventures it embarks on as a result.

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

Who threw the ball?

How do you think the dog in the image is feeling?

What happened before this moment?

What could happen next?

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