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Create a Dragon Profile and Narrative Writing

What would be your ideal kind of dragon? What would it look like? What special abilities would it have? Do you know how to care for a dragon? What would you feed it? Where would it live? What kinds of things would you do together? Could you foresee any problems with raising a dragon? How will you deal with these challenges?

Write up a character profile based on your new pet dragon using the sheet below. Then write a narrative featuring the dragon and the adventures you have together. Don’t forget a beginning, middle and ending. Remember to include a problem and a resolution, as well as some awesome descriptive language!


Responding to Literature: Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with others.

Creating Literature: Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, text structures and language features.



Downloadable ‘Lizzy’s Dragon Character Profile Sheet

Grey lead and coloured pencils

Writing paper


For more educational and craft activities please visit our Lizzy’s Dragon Pinterest board.


Title: Lizzy’s Dragon

Author: Melissa Gijsbers

Illustrator: Kylie Leane

Publisher: Stone Table Books

Produced by: © Books On Tour 2017 for Just Write For Kids Australia


For your chance to WIN a signed copy of Lizzy’s Dragon comment below, on social media, or any participating blog, with your response to “What mythical creature would you love to have as a pet?”

Include the hashtag #dragongiveaway to ensure your entry is noticed.

See here for full details.


Lizzy’s Dragon Blog Tour Schedule

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Wednesday October 25 – Brook Tayla


Thursday October 26 – Megan Higginson


Friday October 27 – Vanessa Ryan


Tuesday October 31 – Julie Anne Grasso


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