Lesson Four – Story Ending

This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to plan and write an alternative cliff hanger ending to a chapter from a narrative story by a significant author. The children can explain why authors might use different narrative techniques to structure the sequence of events in their stories.

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Learning Objectives

In writing narratives, considering how authors have developed characters and settings in what pupils have read, and listened to. Predicting what might happen from details stated and implied Provide reasoned justifications for their views.

Learning Outcomes

I can write a cliff hanger to a story based on reading. I can explain ways that books are structured and how they impact the story.

Story Ending

Teaching sequence to help the children plan and write an alternative cliff hanger ending to a chapter from a narrative story by a significant author

Story Ending

Activity to help the children plan and write an alternative cliff hanger ending to a chapter from a narrative story

Story Board

Template to help the children select and record an alternative cliff hanger ending to a chapter from a narrative story

Story Ending

Interactive activity to help the children plan and write an alternative cliff hanger ending to a chapter from a narrative story by a significant author

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write an alternative cliff hanger ending to a chapter from a narrative story by a significant author

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