Story Battle 21 – Applesauce vs. The Lonely Pumpkin

Story Battle 21

Story Battles are a fun addition to the Storyland website, just to see the different aspects of the stories I write. The two stories for this battle are:

The winner of Story Battle 21 is Applesauce with 115 points.
  STORY 1

Applesauce

Apple

STORY 2

The Lonely Pumpkin

Pumpkin Patch

 QUESTIONS    Points    Points
1. Mention of fruits? – 10 pts each yes – apples 10 no mention of fruits 0
2. Did I do the drawing? – 10 pts for yes yes – I drew this apple 10 no – this is a photograph 0
3. Is the story based on a real life event? – 20 pts. if yes yes – many years ago I made applesauce and sold it 20 no – this story is fiction 0
4. Does story begin with dialogue? – 20 pts, if yes yes – “Oh, it is such a beautiful morning!” exclaimed Ma. 20 no – this story did not begin with dialogue 0
5. Words that start with “at” – 10 pts each at x4 40 at x3 30
6. Are there any humans in this story? – 10 pts  yes – Ma and Pa 10 yes – The Poor Mountain Family and owner of pumpkin stand 10
7. Mention of the word “garden” – 10 pts each no mention of a garden 0 no mention of a garden 0
8. Is a storm mentioned? – 10 pts  no mention of a storm 0 no mention of a storm 0
9. Mention of the word “smell” – 5 pts each no mention of the word “smell” 0 no mention of the word “smell” 0
10. Words that end with “est” – 5 pts each rest 5 tiniest 5
TOTAL SCORE:   115 45

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