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1 CW Writing a Horror Story: Setting Monday 15 th October /10/12 Learning Objectives: 1.To be able to use clauses more accurately in a sentence. 2.To be able to identify features of an effective setting and use in our own writing Writing Assessment Foci STARTER: Unscramble to following words. 1.erVb 2.oNnu 3.vejAcdeti Extension: write a definition for each

2 Learning outcomes CoreExtensionKiller To be able to recognise the parts of a sentence To be able to identify effective features of a setting To be able to apply this knowledge and independently write a setting for a horror story Write down the underlined words in bold!

3 A clause contains one verb to make it a simple sentence The tall, dark house loomed before me. The house, tall and dark, loomed before me. Tall and dark, the house loomed before me. Model

4 In pairs...vary the sentence by moving the adjectives. 1.The clean, crisp air filled my nostrils. 2.Clean and crisp, … 3. My nostrils …

5 Apply your knowledge. Try on your own… 1.The ripped, dirty curtains fluttered in the evening

6 Learning outcomes CoreExtensionKiller To be able to recognise the parts of a sentence To be able to identify effective features of a setting To be able to apply this knowledge and independently write a setting for a horror story

7 6 Part Story Structure 1.Setting 2.Introduce a problem 3.Adjustment 4.Crisis passage 5.Building suspense 6.Resolution

8 6 part story sequence Put in the correct order! A.Setting B.Resolution: happy ending? C.Building suspense: something strange is happening! D.Introduce a problem : argument? E.Adjustment: problem is beginning to be sorted F.Crisis : panic! Trapped!

9 Three Minute scary scene- In three minutes draw a picture of a scary scene Label your scene with adjectives.

10 COMPARE your picture of your scary scene with your partner. What is the same? What is different?

11 Learning outcomes CoreExtensionKiller To be able to recognise the parts of a sentence To be able to identify effective features of a setting To be able to apply this knowledge and independently write a setting for a horror story

12 Settings for Stories: with your shoulder partner, write a list of what you like about this opening The attic door creaked open. Something rustled in the darkness. I stared, but could see nothing beyond the vague shapes of old suitcases and trunks piled high. It smelt damp. I struggled up into the attic and wedged the door open. Light poured into the darkness. A cobweb brushed my face and I felt the sudden tickle of a spider crawl across my cheek. As I made my way forwards, it grew darker and colder. I was blocking the light from the attic door. It was there that I saw the hand. It was quite still – and white. At first I thought that it was marble. But then it moved.

13 Success Criteria VCOPPEARMSVCOPPEARMS

14 Settings for Stories: Can we improve using our VCOP mats? The attic door creaked open. Something rustled in the darkness. I stared, but could see nothing beyond the vague shapes of old suitcases and trunks piled high. It smelt damp. I struggled up into the attic and wedged the door open. Light poured into the darkness. A cobweb brushed my face and I felt the sudden tickle of a spider crawl across my cheek. As I made my way forwards, it grew darker and colder. I was blocking the light from the attic door. It was there that I saw the hand. It was quite still – and white. At first I thought that it was marble. But then it moved.

15 Learning outcomes CoreExtensionKiller To be able to recognise the parts of a sentence To be able to identify effective features of a setting To be able to apply this knowledge and independently write a setting for a horror story

16 Now write your own opening Choose an image and then 6 objects you can describe.

17 Red Pen Plenary V C O P WWW: Well done, you used.... EBI: Next time use....


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