A "Choose Your Own Adventure" Story is a fun, simple way to empower students to explore a variety of possibilities when reading a story. Instead of everyone reading the story in the same timeline, students can choose where to go at "forks in the road" of the story. The magic of linking text boxes to other slides makes this relatively easy to create with Google Slides.
Start by putting all the pieces of your story and the various versions onto their respective slides. Once your slides are created, at "forks in the story", create text boxes for kids to choose the direction they want to go. In the example below, there are two options.