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How to write a story


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Instructions on how to write a story

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How to write a story

  1. 1. HowtoWrite a Story<br />
  2. 2. Structure<br />Use thisstructuretohelp plan your and organiseyourparagraphs.<br />
  3. 3. Opening<br />Introduce yourcharacters and setting. Thisiswherethethreads of thestory are started.<br />Theyoungwizardwentfor a walk in theenchantedforest. As he wasleaving, histeacherMerlinofferedsomeadvice:<br />“ Rememberit’sanenchantedforest. Don’tstrayfromthemainpath!”<br />
  4. 4. Development<br />Explaintheeventsthat lead up tothebig dilema in thestory. <br />Give more informationaboutthecharacters and thesetting.<br />Thethreads of thestorybegintogettangled.<br />Itwasgetting late and Roger wasstartingtofellhungry. He decidedto ignore hismaster’sadvice and take a short cut .<br />
  5. 5. Complication<br />Thisistheheart of yourstory and explainstheproblemyourcharactershavetoovercome.<br />Thethreads of thestorybegintogettangled, almostlike a knot.<br />Sudenly, theforestgotdarker and thespooky,treesseemedtobemoving, clawing at himwiththeirbranches! Roger wasscaredandlost. He didn’tknowwhatto do. He startedtocry.<br />
  6. 6. Climax<br />Thisisthemostexcitingpart of thestorywherealltheactionhappens<br />He rantryingto escape thebracnches. Everywhere he turnedhispathwasblockedbyterrifyingtrees. <br />
  7. 7. Resolution<br />Thisiswheretheproblemissolvedornot.<br />Thisiswherethe bits of thestory are untangled and tiedtogether.<br />All of a sudden a bright light appearedbeforehim. Merlinappeared. He wavedhiswand and thetreesbecame as still as statues. He wassaved!!!<br />
  8. 8. Language<br />Makeyourwork come tolifewithvaried and interestinglanguage<br />Adjectives<br />Connectors<br />Adverbs<br />Similes<br />Alliteration<br />Dialogue<br />Onomatopeia<br />
  9. 9. Adjectives<br />Adjectives are describing words used with nouns. Make your work more lively and interesting by using them.<br />The witch becomes the scary, old witch.<br />
  10. 10. Connectors<br />Connectors are linking words . Make your work more fluid by using them.<br />He wanted to go to the cinema. He couldn’t because he had no money.<br />He wanted to go to the cinema however he couldn’t because he had no money.<br />
  11. 11. Adverbs<br />Adverbs are describing words used with verbs. Make your work more lively and interesting by using them.<br />He looked at the boy. <br />H e looked angrily at the boy.<br />
  12. 12. Similes<br />Similes are used to describe something in a way that readers can visualize it. They add effect to your writing.<br />The cake was as big as an elephant! <br />
  13. 13. Alliteration<br />Alliteration is when words beginning with the same letter are used together. These are used to create interest and add effect.<br />The slithering snake slid across the floor.<br />
  14. 14. Dialogue<br />Dialogue is when you write about what characters said to each other. You can use it to create interaction between the characters, move the story along and to explain parts of the story<br />Top tip: vary your work by using alternatives to said and adverbs together<br />“What are you doing?” asked the policeman suspiciously .<br />“Sorry, I am lost I don’t know where the bus station is.” replied the boy nervously.<br />
  15. 15. Onomatopeia<br />Onomatopeia is when you use words that sound like the noises they describe.<br />The ducks in the pond quacked with delight.<br />