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Building tension and suspense - KS2 Literacy

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Last updated 15 October 2014, created 02 July 2012, viewed 80,576

Follow me on twitter @Mr_Rathe and my site for more ICT and Shakespeare teaching ideas... A Lesson Plan over 2 days building to a Big Write with Suspenseful writing techniques. Supporting material- Online Prezi PPT with video, suspenseful music and pictorial More…writing prompts. Includes reinforcement of features of suspenseful writing; short sentences/paragraphs, powerful verbs, ellipsis, use of senses, similes/metaphors etc. Includes link to BBC interview with Malorie Blackman re creating tension.

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fantastic, thank you very much! :)

from jodieclayton, 15 October 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Looking forward to using this. Great prezi, love the music as a lead in to creating a spooky story. Thanks!

from MissAliC, 12 October 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Love this idea- wish I had the time to create a Prezi lesson like this every day! Can't wait to try it tomorrow!!

from vicki_11, 01 October 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Amazing. Very thorough and fantastic. [And the link worked for me!]

from Benegan7, 01 October 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Love it. Thanks so much. I have y3/4 and I can pretty much use this as is. Thank you for saving my an afternoon :)

from lauracgould, 26 September 2014
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