Writing Effective Story Openings - teaching resource

Writing Effective Story Openings Teaching Resources

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Writing Effective Story Openings (15 slide editable PowerPoint with 2 worksheets)  

'Writing Effective Story Openings' is designed to help pupils improve their creative writing skills. The resource is made up of an editable PowerPoint (with 2 accompanying worksheets) which takes you through the activities step by step so that you can deliver the lesson easily.

Contents include:

- How to create an effective setting

- Examining how writers convey mood and atmosphere 

- How to use the senses to create imagery 

- A guide to turning notes into prose

- A model text to help students through the process

Although it is designed with KS3 pupils in mind, ‘Writing Effective Story Openings’ can be easily adapted for use with upper KS2 or lower ability KS4 pupils.

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