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KS1 - Literacy - Making Stories More Exciting

Learning Intention:

Write just the opening to a story starting with the time of day, the place or a noise". How many different starters can you come up with?


Top Tips:

  • Pause the video if you need longer to answer
  • Don't do too much in one go



Ideas for afterwards:

To try out the activities in the video, fill in this quick form.

  • Write a scary story using the new techniques you've learned - include a witch and an owl
  • Facetime a friend and share your scary noises
  • Draw a scary picture
  • Pretend it's Halloween - dress up in your scariest costume


Subject: Literacy

Recommended age group - 5-7 KS1

Topic: Stories

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