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Mystery Story Writing Teaching Resources

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Mystery Story Writing - Year 6/7

(Upper KS2 / Lower KS3 Writing)

This ‘Mystery Story Writing’ teaching unit is designed to help upper KS2 or lower KS3 pupils produce a piece of engaging narrative writing. ‘Mystery Story Writing’ is a complete teaching unit which includes a teaching overview, assessment guidance and plenty of engaging activities.  The resource is made up of an editable 61-slide PowerPoint-based teaching resource and 8 worksheets.

- How to construct complex sentences using the 'Tell me more' activity

- Reading and exploring the Sherlock Holmes story 'The Sign of Four' by Arthur Conan Doyle

- Watching and discussing an animated version of 'The Sign of Four'

- Analysing Arthur Conan Doyle's use of language

- Understanding the key ingredients for an effective mystery story

- Write a story opening that grabs the reader’s attention

- 'Drop In' -  a fun language-based class oral task

- Exploring how to build suspense in a mystery story

- How to use imagery to create a mysterious mood

- Story writing activities based on the ‘Ravenhearst Manor’ game

- Pick a number plenary to consolidate understanding

- Read and discuss ‘The Mystery of the Flannan Isle Lighthouse’ and 'magpie' ideas

- Create a newspaper report

To preview English Teaching Resources: Mystery Story Writing please click on the images from the PowerPoint resource.

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